Name: Kyle Justin Yorlets
Alleged murderers’ ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, & 16
Death: February 7, 2019, Nashville, TN
Kyle was born on November 18, 1994, in Camp Hill, PA, to Larry J. and Debra (Reese) Yorlets. He was raised in Carlisle, PA, along with sisters Mackenzie and Melissa. Kyle attended Carlisle High School, graduating in 2013. He went on to attend Belmont University where he studied his passion-music. He graduated in 2017 with a degree in music business. Kyle was a member of a four man band called Carverton, which was about to release an album and go on tour.
Kyle was murdered in 2019 at the age of 24. Five juveniles have been apprehended. The 15 and 16-year-0ld suspects are being charged as adults.
After the decision to try the older suspects as adults, the Yorlets family released the following statement on the Justice for Kyle Yorlets FaceBook page.
Finally the news we have been waiting for — we just received notification from the DA’s office in Nashville. Both suspects Wright and Lewis have been transferred to adult court to be tried for Kyle’s murder. Justice will be served!
Written by an NOVJM volunteer.