4 Accused Murderers & 2 Accomplices In Barstow Man’s Kidnapping Death

In rapid fashion, three Barstow residents and fourth Hesperia man were charged late last week with murder following the death the week previously of a Barstow man. The murder involved aiding and abetting by two others, according to prosecutors, in a plot consisting of car theft, carjacking and kidnapping.
Nabil Nazir Attia Shehatam, 53 of Barstow, was killed sometime between Monday, October 12 and Monday, October 19, according to authorities. His body was found at about 3:11 p.m. on October 19 in the open desert near Highway 58. His family had reported him missing several days prior to that.
The following day, October 20, Barstow police officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle belonging to Shehata. Bruce Lamont Fuller and Inor Montrell Robinson were identified as the occupants of the car. They were detained and after questioning, were arrested by homicide detectives.
Fuller and Robinson’s statements led investigators to various places in Barstow and Hesperia. Upon further investigation, Dmorrion Avery Holmes, 18 of Hesperia; Michael Raynile Phillips, 21 of Barstow; Tanisha Anthony 24 of Barstow; and Klonie Karmell Steele McNeese, 19 of Barstow were taken into custody.
Holmes and Phillips are charged with murder, carjacking and kidnapping for ransom. Anthony Steele McNeese are charged with murder and carjacking.
Fuller has been hit with charges of harboring or aiding a felony suspect/accessory and buying or receiving a stolen vehicle or equipment.
Robinson stands accused of unlawfully taking or driving a vehicle and harboring or aiding a felony suspect as well as accessory after the fact.
All six were arraigned on October 23 and pled not guilty. Deputy district attorney Mary Braun is handling the case.
Holmes. Phillips Anthony, Steele McNeese and Robinson are being held lieu of $1.5 million bail. Fuller is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail.

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