UPDATE: Arrest Made in the Killing of Wynetta and Jaylin Wright
County police arrested Richmond Phillips in connection with the murders of Wynetta and Jaylin Wright.
Update, 06/03, 1:52 p.m.: County police have arrested Richmond Diallo Binns Phillips in connection with the murders of Wynetta Wright and Jaylin Wright this week. The two were reported missing on Monday and were last seen in Temple Hills.
Wynetta Wright, 20, was found in Oxon Run Stream Valley Park and pronounced dead on the scene. Her infant daughter, Jaylin, was found abandoned in a car along the 2400 block of Southern Avenue. She was also pronounced dead. Phillips was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree murder and is being held on a no bond status.
Anyone with further information about this case should call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone. Go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online.
Original post: The Prince George’s County Police Department is working with the Baltimore County Police Department to find 20-year-old Wynetta Wright, who was last seen Monday along the 3300 block of Curtis Drive in Temple Hills.
Wright is a black woman with light complexion, 5’3” tall and weighing 140 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair styled in four thick braids. She was last seen wearing a white swimsuit designed with red and purple flowers and shorts attached.
Wright was also wearing a black tank top over her swimsuit and silver flip flop shoes. She may be driving a 2006 green Saturn Vue with Maryland registration of 58884M3. Wright should be traveling with her one-year-old daughter Jaylin.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Wynetta Wright should call the Prince George's County Police Department’s District IV Investigative Section at (301) 749-5064.