William Bettega Struck and Killed by Christopher Bettega on Crawford Road in Covelo
COVELO, CA (September 14, 2021) – Officers confirmed that a vehicle struck and killed William Bettega on Crawford Road on September 4.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened near Henderson Road shortly after 1:30 AM.
Based on reports, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center initially received a report on an assault and possible kidnapping in an unknown area. Initially, it identified cousins Christopher Bettega and William Bettega as the victims. Then, the Covelo Fire Department received a call about a male on the roadway.
Upon the officers’ arrival, they determined that a vehicle struck the victim. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office pronounced the man dead at the scene. They later identified him as William Bettega.
Later on, a deputy located a vehicle belonging to Christopher Bettega just east of Biggar Lane. Then, Sheriff’s detectives arrested Christopher Bettega for murder. In the end, officers booked him into the Mendocino County Jail.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of William Bettega.
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