Oklahoma man allegedly Facetimed a witness to help dispose of woman’s body while she was still alive

Source: Oklahoma County Jail, MEGA

Jul. 15 2021, Published 5:16 p.m. ET

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An 18-year-old man has been arrested for the murder and kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl in Oklahoma City.

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The suspect allegedly admitted to police he Facetimed a witness for help disposing of the victim’s body while she was dying from a gunshot wound to the head.

Eduardo Bonilla-Lopez was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the death and disappearance of Haylie Gonzalez.

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According to an affidavit obtained by Oklahoma’s News 4, Bonilla-Lopez Facetimed a witness to ask for his help dumping the victim’s body.

During the call, he showed the witness “a female bleeding from the head in his front passenger seat,” according to Oklahoma’s News 4.

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The witness told Bonilla-Lopez to take her to the hospital, but he refused, allegedly saying “he didn’t want to or he would go to prison,” according to the affidavit.


When investigators interviewed Bonilla-Lopez, he allegedly told them Gonzalez was at his residence and had been shot.

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Bonilla-Lopez also allegedly admitted he Facetimed the witness while “the victim was still alive but severely injured,” according to Oklahoma’s News 4.

He also told investigators that he drove Gonzalez to another location to have someone else dispose of her body, Oklahoma’s News 4 reported.

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After the second person returned, Bonilla-Lopez allegedly told police he cleaned up his vehicle and called the witness back to tell him he took care of the body, according to Oklahoma’s News 4.

Officials are still looking for the second suspect in the case.


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