Jared Aplin Death, Obituary – The body of a man was discovered in the morning of Tuesday, January 24, 2023, inside a vehicle that was parked at 1212 Whitson Street in Bay City, Texas. The Bay City ISD Police Department asked the Bay City Police Department for assistance with the inquiry, and the Bay City Police Department agreed to do so. The victim was identified as Jared Aplin, a resident of Bay City who was 25 years old. Several law enforcement agencies have provided assistance with the inquiry.
We felt it was important to share developments in the case as the investigation into the murder continues. On January 25, 2023, a sixteen-year-old child was taken into custody and charged with murder, aggravated robbery, assault on a peace officer, and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. The charges were brought against the child on Wednesday. The minor was taken to a facility that houses delinquent children and adolescents.
Clarence Kimble Small, then seventeen years old and a resident of Bay City, handed himself in on charges of murder and aggravated robbery on Thursday, January 26, 2023. The charges against him included the former. Small was taken into custody in the Baytown, Texas, region, and afterwards transported to the Matagorda County Jail, where he was booked.
An additional suspect has not been apprehended at this time. Yashua Verntral Lee Caesar, age 23, is wanted for questioning in connection with a killing that he may or may not have participated in. Yashua Caesar is a black male who stands at around 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds. He was named after the Roman emperor. Caesar is thought to be armed and perhaps violent. It’s possible that Caesar is in the Bay City or El Campo area of Texas right now.