3 arrested in multiple Shasta County murders

REDDING, Calif. - The Shasta County District Attorney's Office has filed charges Tuesday against three people in connection to multiple murders that occurred in 2013.

Joshua Reid McCormick, 33, and Rebecca June Wilson, 32, have been charged with the murder of Tommy Burton and Michael Forsyth. Burton and Forsyth were killed at the Ingot Auto Dismantlers in October of last year in what detectives are calling a robbery gone bad.

McCormick, alongside 32-year-old Byron Willis, was additionally charged with the murder of Eric Ratledge.

McCormick and Willis are accused of killing Ratledge at a home on Rancho Road then transporting his body to a remote location in eastern Shasta County. Ratledge's body was found in a burned up pickup on Bass Pond Road Nov. 3.

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