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Marine, 18, who went AWOL ‘killed his grandmother after she urged him to go back to the military’

An 18-year-old Marine who went AWOL killed his grandmother after she tried to convince him to return to the military, it has been alleged.

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina took 18-year-old Isaiah Kahleal Evans Caeser into custody after his grandmother, Sally Copeland Evans, 74, was found in Roanoke Rapids, authorities said on Friday.

Caeser was the last person to see Evans alive, according to the sheriff’s office.

She was reported missing on Thursday after family members said they hadn’t seen her for several days, according to ABC News.

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina took 18-year-old Isaiah Kahleal Evans Caeser into custody after his grandmother, Sally Copeland Evans (above), 74, was found in Roanoke Rapids

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina took 18-year-old Isaiah Kahleal Evans Caeser into custody after his grandmother, Sally Copeland Evans, 74, was found in Roanoke Rapids

Caeser is a US Marine who was stationed at a base in Fort Benning, Georgia

Caeser is a US Marine who was stationed at a base in Fort Benning, Georgia

On April 1, he left the base without permission. He has since been wanted for desertion, according to authorities

On April 1, he left the base without permission. He has since been wanted for desertion, according to authorities

On April 1, he left the base without permission. He has since been wanted for desertion, according to authorities

Caeser is a US Marine who was stationed at a base in Fort Benning, Georgia.

On April 1, he left the base without permission. He has since been wanted for desertion, according to authorities.

Family members say that Evans tried to convince her grandson to go back to the military.

After killing her, Caeser used his grandmother’s credit card to pay for a hotel room in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, authorities allege.

Family members say that Evans tried to convince her grandson to go back to the military

Family members say that Evans tried to convince her grandson to go back to the military

She was reported missing on Thursday after family members said they hadn’t seen her for several days

She was reported missing on Thursday after family members said they hadn’t seen her for several days

It was there that he was found and arrested by sheriff’s deputies.

Rocky Mount is about 45 miles away from Roanoke Rapids, where Evans’ body was discovered.

A search of his room revealed explosive material, though no bomb was found, according to sheriff’s deputies.

Caeser has been charged with murdering his grandmother. He was also served with a fugitive warrant for desertion.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411. 



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