Two men arrested, charged with murder by DA, in September 6 Antioch homicide

Edward Robinson (left) and William Pree.

Edward Robinson (left) and William Pree.

By Acting Lieutenant Tom Fuhrmann, Investigations Bureau, Antioch Police Department

On September 8, 2015 the Antioch Police Department arrested 38 year old Antioch resident, Edward Robinson on a parole violation. Robinson, at the time, was a suspect in this homicide investigation where a 23-year-old Antioch resident, Ely Kartiae was shot in the driveway of an apartment building in the 1800 block of Cavallo Road, on

September 6, 2015, and subsequently died from his injuries.

On September 29, 2015 Antioch Police Investigators took 34 year old Antioch resident, William Pree into custody without incident for his involvement in this homicide as well.

On Thursday, October 1, 2015 Antioch PD Investigators presented this case to the Contra County Office of the District Attorney. The DA filed one count of Murder and one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm against both Robinson and Pree. Both are being held on $2,020,000 bail.

This was Antioch’s third homicide in 2015. No further information will be released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Det. Colley with the Antioch Police Department at (925)779-6922. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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One Comment to “Two men arrested, charged with murder by DA, in September 6 Antioch homicide”

  1. Loretta Sweatt says:

    I am so proud of Antioch Police Officers. Thanks for the good press for Officers, keep it up, we’ll done!

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