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Constable: Pahrump teens admit to stabbing, bludgeoning mom to death

PAHRUMP, NV (FOX5) –

The Nye County Constable’s Office on Wednesday revealed the arrests of 2 teens in the murder of their mom.

Sgt. Adam Tippetts said the department responded after the female was reported missing out on from her home at 6381 Wedgewood Street in Pahrump on Monday.

Inning accordance with an arrest report, a male from Idaho called the office to ask about a well-being check done the week prior on Dawn Liebig, 46. He informed Investigator Gibbs he didn’t trust the kids living at the house, but the deputy who responded stated it was possible she remained in Las Vegas.

Deputy Armendariz followed up and said in his report that her mobile phone was at the home, then he opened a missing person report on Liebig. It was unclear if he talked to either of the suspects during that go to.

Gibbs then got in touch with a guy who was not recognized. The male informed him the kids, determined as Dakota Saldivar and Michael Wilson, had various stories about Liebig’s disappearance. He told Gibbs that Liebig had several disabilities and he thought her to be dead “due to the type of family she remains in,” the report said.

Investigators Gibbs, Cox and Parra went to the home of talk to both teens, however the 17-year-olds rejected knowing exactly what happened to Liebig. After additional interviews and a search of the teens’ phones, deputies stated their stories were irregular.

When Wilson was confronted with a text that stated “my mother died,” he admitted to officers, saying he and Saldivar had stabbed their mother to death and buried her body in a 2 foot deep grave. Wilson informed detectives she inquired to eliminate her, according to the report.

Wilson, who stated he was adopted by Liebig and had dealt with her for 5 years, then led investigators to Liebig’s shallow tomb and the murder weapons buried nearby.

It was unidentified if Saldivar was also adopted. The 2 have an older sibling, Michael Liebig, who was reportedly in jail at the time of the siblings’ arrest.

In a follow-up interview with Saldivar, he stated they chose July 19 to murder their mom because “they couldn’t take her grumbling.”

Investigators on Tuesday discovered Liebig had not been active on Facebook since July 19.

“im [sic] a mother that hope she did okay.i [sic] desire my kids to become the men i [sic] hoped for.i [sic] live for them,” the bio on that Facebook page reads.

That night, they waited on her to sleep, preparing to stab her jugular vein so she would pass away quickly, according to authorities records. Wilson stabbed her neck and she apparently cried out, “No!” Saldivar then struck her with a hammer 20 times in the head, inning accordance with declarations in the report.

Saldivar informed detectives their mother was crying out for them both to help, not understanding it was her kids who were attacking her.

The attack lasted 25 minutes and the 2 stopped just when the hammer went through their mother’s skull, the kid said. He then stabbed her in the back of the neck with a penknife, then took her to the mountains to bury her, the report kept in mind.

In authorities interviews, the boys said they had to care for her animals. At the house, deputies found 20 felines, some malnourished.

Saldivar and Wilson were both detained for open murder, conspiracy to dedicate murder and domestic battery with a deadly weapon.

They were taken to Nye County Detention Center and were processed as adults, Tippetts said.

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