Paul Arthur Stockwell Jr. and Ria Gabriella Williams Wiki – Bio
Investigators found the bodies of Paul Arthur Stockwell Jr.of Big Bear and Ria Gabriella Williams, of Santa Ana, around 1:30 p.m. Monday about a half-mile into the forest near the Cougar Crest Trail, close to Big Bear Lake.
Paul Arthur Stockwell Jr. and Ria Gabriella Williams Age
Paul Arthur Stockwell Jr. was 29 years old and Ria Gabriella Williams, was 27 years old.
According to authorities and a new report, A missing couple was found dead this week off a hiking trail deep inside a California forest.
Authorities said, Stockwell and Williams were last seen together in Big Bear on Jan. 29.
Two days later, a co-worker reported Williams missing when she did not report to work, cops said. Stockwell had also been reported missing by his father.
“Neither of the missing person reports indicated any suspicious circumstances or reason to suspect foul play,” the police statement said.
But due to the circumstances, the case is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said.
Autopsies will determine the cause of death for both Stockwell and Williams.
Investigators found the bodies of Paul Arthur Stockwell Jr., 29, of Big Bear and Ria Gabriella Williams, 27, of Santa Ana, around 1:30 p.m. Monday about a half-mile into the forest near the Cougar Crest Trail, close to Big Bear Lake, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and ABC 7.
A sheriff’s K-9 team found the bodies after Williams’ vehicle was discovered early Monday morning near the Cougar Crest Trailhead, according to abc7.
Stockwell and Williams had last been seen in the Big Bear area together on Jan. 29, abc7 reported.
The investigation into their deaths is ongoing, but abc7 reported that the case is being treated as a homicide.