Kayenta Man Confesses to Rape and Suffocation-Murder of Woman, 18, Says FBI

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A Navajo man anally raped his buddy's 18-year-old girlfriend on a dark road south of Kayenta early Sunday, then either suffocated or strangled her, federal court records allege.

The woman's half-naked body was found in a ditch, a tire track over her chest.

Sankey Reid, 30, admitted he drove over her body before going home to bed, says an FBI affidavit.

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Kayenta, a tiny northeast Arizona Navajo Nation town of about 5,200, has been witness to unusual violence in the recent past: In late 2012, two men and two women were found murdered in three separate incidents in a 12-hour period.

Sunday's slaying has several chilling details, including the fact that a Navajo Nation police officer had chatted with the suspect and victim less than two hours before the crime.

According to the affidavit:

Officer Tracey Walker was near the small town's skate park about 2 a.m. looking for a man who'd complained to police that he'd been beaten up by gang members. A red Nissan Murano flashed its lights at her. She walked over to it and found Reid in the driver's seat. He had two passengers, a man -- the one who'd made the complaint -- and a young woman. Walker then left "on a more pressing call."

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Reid later said he'd been there to help the male passenger beat up the guys who attacked him. But the man took off after the talk with Officer Walker, leaving his girlfriend and Reid alone. About 4 a.m., the passenger called police to report his girlfriend missing, and that her "bloody underwear" had been found in the Murano, which belonged to Reid's longtime girlfriend.

Police arrested Reid at his townhome on a liquor violation. Officer Walker asked him, "Where's the body?"

FBI agent Bruce Applin's affidavit describes Reid's alleged confession.

Reid said he'd driven south out of town on Navajo Route 591 with the woman, who'd been drinking peach schnapps heavily all night. After stopping for a smoke, he claimed, he saw that the woman had passed out. He pulled down her shorts and raped her anally for several minutes, continuing as she bled on him, he admitted to police.

The woman then "woke up, and she began crying and asking Reid what happened," the affidavit states. She fought with him as he restrained her.

Reid said he didn't want her to "run off and tell anyone what (he) did... he then placed his hand over [the woman's] mouth and intentionally suffocated her to kill her."

He placed her lifeless body on the ground and backed his car over her to try to make the death seem like an accident, Reid told Applin in his interview.

After doing that, he drove for a few miles and dumped the body in the ditch. He didn't remember exactly where, but it didn't take cops long to find the remains. From the body's condition, it was unclear to one investigator whether the woman had been suffocated or strangled.

Reid is charged with first-degree murder.

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DmonXiii
DmonXiii

Wow, all I see are stupid ass motherfuckers on here. Gangs on the reservation? Now that's funny shit right there. You're all pansy ass bitches think you can slang...how about leave the reservation, get a life and hope you don't run into real gangsters that would twist your cap backwards. lame ass fucks.

anon124
anon124

sssshhhhhhhh, let da hoe "RIP", her ass was busted, but  no more pain or suffering now, ha........quite ppl.

DeJolie-Walters
DeJolie-Walters

@ Miabegay218 shame on you for blasting this girl and her family. Such hatred coming out of your mouth. She was a human being just as you and i are. She's gone now and I see she still hunts you so in other word she took that power from you. Be a lady and let it go, let her rest in peace! You are not her judge her maker is.

DeJolie-Walters
DeJolie-Walters

    This story Happened a while back I see. Seeing that I'm no longer a member of the community of K-Town AKA Kayenta, Arizona. I'm out of the loop on what happened there a few months back. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the victum's family. I am so sorry for the lost of your beautiful daughter, niece, aunty, little mommy. That's the way it goes in our Navajo Tradition. This young lady was all the different roles in her family eyes. Everyone make a chioce in their life and how sad her life had to come to such a tradegic demise. But she is and always will be someones little girl.

     And for the community of Kayenta shame on you for begging the reporter to reedit the graphic details of this story. It is shameful for those of you that called this poor girl a bitch a slut, and that she had it comming. Those of you that said these thing on national web for all to see. You are the ones that should be a shame for pretenting to turn a blind eye. I am so greatful not to be a member of that community any longer. My children and I are not safe from the crimes of the world. But it is safe from the hipocrites of that community!!!!!

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anon124
anon124

just why the hell r u asking for respect??? I wish someone wud answer that. if da mother cared she wudve been out there looking for her daughter or she wud b waitn for her daughter @ wrk b4 she got off, calling her of her whereabouts, instead of waiting at home. a good caring mother cant just sit at home waitn, she wud go crazy n start looking even wen her daughter is 10 minutes late. c'mon now. pointing fingers at the mother is right. youre right about teens being rebellious but you still have to enforce the rules, no matter what. this girl is a young adult BUT she is still under here mothers roof, so mother is still in control here. wen you have kids you want the best for them, you want long good life for them, you have to correct the wrong right away, you have to talk to them, you have to love them, it dont matter how old they are, you have to stand your ground as parents. c'mom now ders no excuse, this mother needs to have respect for her kids n raise them right. this shud be the only respect that is expected here.

MyOpinionInThis
MyOpinionInThis

It's very disturbing how many people have absolutely no respect for the deceased or her family. In regards to everyone pointing fingers at the mother it's not her fault. How many children out there are rebellious, even with strict discipline they still don't follow their parents instructions? It happens. Not all teenagers are going to be role models and the perfect child. Especially on the rez, it happens a lot. For all you know the mother was waiting up at night for her baby to come home. That's what my own mother ALWAYS did. You can't always stop a teenager from dating someone. I'm a prime example of that rebelliousness. Their always going to find a way to see the person, especially when they think they're in love. For some teens when they hear "no", they do it regardless. I'm sure you all know what I'm talking about. As for the boyfriend, who I know personally.. Yes, he has problems, we all do. Whoever is without sin cast the first stone. I'm sure, neither the boyfriend or the mother, family, friends, anyone could have predicted what Sankey Reid did. If you trust someone you trust them, and that's the deadly error that occurred. We've all trusted someone at one point and had to endure the consequences of that misplaced trust, although for most the consequence has never been on this scale. I know for a fact how guilty and how upset is he with himself over this. He already feels punished enough for his mistake... Change your perspective and please just have respect for what happened to the deceased. She was lost way before her time in a way no person deserves. This has all been full of choices. The biggest being Sankey's decision to do what he did- that was his choice and he should be punished for it. That's the bottom line. I knew her as well, not as well as I could've. She was a very friendly, loving person and it would be great to remember as such without the vile names she's being called. How many of you can be called saints? None. Not even I can. So just show some respect here. @miabegay218  @concernedmom  @krystalherenandez875  @anon124  

miabegay218
miabegay218

why cant u all just leave her story alone she aint gonna come back

so shut the fuck up

nooneuneedtoknow
nooneuneedtoknow

BRIAN HOLIDAY --- (THE PUSSY ASS BOYFRIEND)  MOTHAFUCKA IS HIDING IN THE DARK SHADOWS AND KNOWS HE IS THE BLAIME CRIP CRAWLING SNAKE !!!!! LOCATED IN MV UTAH !!! STILL OWES MONEY RUNING SCARED LIKE THE LITTLE BITCH HE IS . SO SCARED HE COULDNT PROTECT HIS GIRL . HA

anon124
anon124

why talk shit about the whore that is gone, we already know that the stupid ass mother doesn't take care of her own litter. what about the guy that did this and the boyfriend? we want to know if he has a court date set or what?????? is someone gona do time for the bitch??????? the mother, the boyfriend and reid should all do time for her....

lwn5300
lwn5300

she a whore.. jaimie nix is a sluty whore . lmao

carol.hatathlie
carol.hatathlie

Please get this artical off the Internet. Have some respect.

kyle197790
kyle197790

SHIT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR NOT WATCHING YOUR GIRLS. SO KEEP IN MIND THERES NO SAFE PLACE AT ALL. EVEN THO YOUR IN YOUR OWN YARD OR HOUSE.

kyle197790
kyle197790

IF YOU CANT TAKE CARE OF YOUR CHILDREN DONT HAVE SEX AT ALL.

kyle197790
kyle197790

she probably a spoiled brat that's why she was out being a stooped ass and doing what ever she wants with her man who left her for other men to fuck her.

krystalherenandez875
krystalherenandez875

Jaimie Nix has a stupied ass mother. her mother cant even take care of her.

krystalherenandez875
krystalherenandez875

from what I know is why did the mother stop her dauther from running around like she didn't care where  her dauther goes . if I was the mother I wouldn't let my child run away at night 

krystalherenandez875
krystalherenandez875

its sooo stupied that girl should stayed home and not be a whore and keep her ass at home

cncernedmom
cncernedmom

if this was gang related and the family knew about all this why didn't the parents take their 18 yr away from this boy. come on now, be real, seems like everyone is scared to communicate here. maybe the whole family parties.   

yazziesherri
yazziesherri

the boyfriends stupid gang family must be more important , so obvious it was all gang related



yazziesherri
yazziesherri

the boyfriend was too fuckn scared to face the debt he owed , so in return her life was taken .. what a fuckn idiot

yazziesherri
yazziesherri

The boyfriend was scared and being a lil bitch to take care of his own problem.. pay the debt and her life wouldn't have been taken..

stafani23alanis
stafani23alanis

Where did the girls boyfriend go.? Why would he leave her anyway.?

miabegay218
miabegay218

@anon124  u should of fuck her mother and make another whore name jaimie nix


anon124
anon124

@MyOpinionInThis

u don't have to be a saint to show respect or to raise ur children right, ok? don't u think its too late to even ask for respect? b4 u use the word 'respect', think about it, what it means, how ur going to use it, (especially for this article). how u all say things for the mom don't even fill in the story here. da mom prolly left her kids alone over the wkend and bad news brought here back, maybe bad news woke up her from passing out.... 

wake up and smell da coffee.......

anon124
anon124

@miabegay218 


u STFU bitch, u know lot of us r upset cuz we cant believe how stupid some ppl r......da bitch ass mom knew da boy is a craphead but nvr stopped her dau dating him, n jaime herself was so desperate n horny she jus spread her legs for him. no matter how worthless da whore was, da crazy horny dude (reid) needs to get da maximum time for wat hes done.

carol.hatathlie
carol.hatathlie

u don't knw her and don't know the story, why bother ?

carol.hatathlie
carol.hatathlie

Sorry but your a fool, slanging at a deceased. U should write something about yourself.

anon124
anon124

@carol.hatathlie   just what does respect mean to u in ur head????? if there was respect in da first place this wudnt have happened, okay????? just tell da bitch ass mom to get her head out of her ass, and take care of her litter. common sense.....


I think u meant "disrespecting" and u misspelled asshold, its asshole. jes tryn to help. (im writn n txt by da way) haha

KWILLIMS
KWILLIMS

And you make it sound like your a better person ha! Coming on here talking shit about a person whose gone? Yeah sounds to me your nothing better then Jaimie. You wouldn't know how to be a mother in the first place slut

carol.hatathlie
carol.hatathlie

I bet your a whore yourself, u slut. U stop saying shit that don't concern you. Mine your own fucking business.

KWILLIMS
KWILLIMS

FUCK YOU BITCH you didn't even know her, I bet you wouldn't be saying shit like that if it was one of your family members. Your a whore! Have some fucking respect if you were dead I bet I would say the same shit about you!

yazziesherri
yazziesherri

@cncernedmom   because some parents are so blind, im sure the parent knew and retaliation is the main reason ppl wont talk.  Only the stupid boyfriend holds that key, he knows who and why but is scared shitless hiding out and knows he is the blaim.

anon124
anon124

@miabegay218 @anon124  WATTT??? I don't understand your comment here. my comment has nutn to do with fuckn someone. just don't tell anybody to fuck the bitch ass mom, she wont raise this one rite. :(

anon124
anon124

@carol.hatathlie    what the hell......the story is right here and it says the whore couldn't control the liquor she was consuming and got her ass busted by a horny BULL.....who are you trying to defend????? don't you think its too late for that or even try to ask for the article to be removed? this will always be here so just admit the fact that the bitch died this way.....it shows how much the family cares----(this family don't give a shit about one another).

carol.hatathlie
carol.hatathlie

Get yourself together and come back to reality. She's gone, not worth disrespected some one who is deceased unless your mentally Ill asshold.

anon124
anon124

@carol.hatathlie   da truth hurts, huh? da family needs a slapping around or better yet kick their asses so dey can take care of their litter. time to wake up n smell da coffee.......no need to call innocent ppl names, der not da ones in the article. the article tells who da whore was....

kyle197790
kyle197790

@KWILLIMS only way to get respect is to take this story off the internet. all these ppl need to stop this fight on the internet. u all need to let this sweet wonderful lady rest in peace.

yazziesherri
yazziesherri

@cncernedmom the truth is unwrapping slowly but surely and when it does , it all will come down to the stupid evil boyfriend.


stafani23alanis
stafani23alanis

Answer it. The full story isnt even done. Why not question the boyfriend?

ann124
ann124

@carol.hatathlie     wat ya mean by u don't know her????? da story tells da whole thing bout the crazy bitch ass mom and da slutty whore. if they both had a brain this thing wudnt have happened. da mom prolly already forgot bout da whore n ur tryn to protect her n ask for respect. for once think an talk reality, bitch........hahahahaha

concernedmom
concernedmom

@yazziesherri @cncernedmom well i hope the boyfriend serves for this too along with reid.. if they cant afford drugs they should just smoke their own crap...so it wont cost an innocent life

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