Man charged with murdering ex-girlfriend, took Jeep with 'apparent blood and biological material' 350 miles away

Man charged with murdering ex-girlfriend, took Jeep with ‘apparent blood and biological material’ 350 miles away

(As originally published, Fri, December 29th 2023)

RACINE, Wisc. (TND) — A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in Missouri has been arrested in Wisconsin.

St. Louis County police said Marquisha Williams was reported missing by her family last Wednesday, Dec. 20, and investigators learned she was with her ex, Trenton Ivy, in her 2020 Jeep Compass.

Then, last Friday, they found out Ivy “was taken into custody for unrelated charges in Racine, Wisc., and that he was the sole occupant in Williams’ vehicle.

“Detectives learned that apparent blood and biological material was located in Williams’ vehicle, along with personal items belonging to Williams.”

Ivy reportedly told Wisconsin detectives that in St. Louis, which is 350 miles away, he had “a physical altercation with Williams, which resulted in her death.

Man charged with murdering ex-girlfriend, took Jeep with 'apparent blood and biological material' 350 miles away
Trenton Ivy is charged with 1st-degree murder in Missouri and he has been held without bond since his arrest in Wisconsin, Dec. 22, 2023. (Racine Co. Sheriff’s Office)

“He then admitted to disposing of her body in an unknown location.”

Ivy, 31, is charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bond while extradition arrangements are made.

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