Kyler Nathaniel Allen (left) and Jordan Ostrander, both 19, were arrested by Texas Rangers in Guadalupe County and each charged with capital murder on Jan. 16. The two men are suspected of killing Preston Wessling, 38, and his son, Evan Wessling, 14, on Jan. 14 in Tow. Both suspects are now being held in the Llano County Jail without bail. Photos from Guadalupe County Jail
Kyler Nathaniel Allen and Jordan Ostrander, both 19, were arrested and each charged with capital murder on Monday, Jan. 16, in the killings of Preston Wessling, 38, and his son, Evan Wessling, 14, in Tow on Saturday. Allen and Ostrander were arrested in Guadalupe County, where they are currently being held in county jail.
Investigators believe Preston and Evan Wessling were shot and killed early Saturday morning at a home on Airport Road in Tow. Llano County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call at 4:49 a.m. about multiple gunshot victims at the home. The father and son were found lying in the driveway, both with gunshot wounds, and declared dead at the scene.
Evan’s sister, Tessa Wessling, is raising money for her brother and father’s funeral arrangements via a GoFundMe page.
The Llano County Sheriff’s Office received 911 calls about several shots fired in the general vicinity of the homicides a little after 1 a.m. Saturday.
No information has been released on if the gunshots and killings are related.
Allen and Ostrander were arrested early Monday morning by Texas Rangers with assistance from Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and Guadalupe County sheriff’s deputies. Both suspects have San Marcos addresses listed on their arrest records.