Apple Valley Mother Dead, Husband Arrested for Murder

Apple Valley Mother Dead, Husband Arrested for Murder


APPLE VALLEY, Ca. – An Apple Valley man was arrested for the murder of his wife on Saturday, authorities said. 


At around 8:13 a.m. deputies from the Apple Valley Station conducted a welfare check on Giona Beth “Giona” Oladapo, 29, a resident of the home in the 21800 block of Goshute Avenue. When they arrived they location Giona deceased inside a bedroom. They immediately began searching for her 30-year-old husband, Olatokunbo Dumotein “David” Oladapo. Homicide detectives responded to the location to investigate.

At around 10:50 a.m., the suspect was located during a Loma Linda traffic stop. He was transported to Sheriff’s Headquarters where he was interviewed and subsequently taken into custody. He was booked into jail for murder. 

The investigation is ongoing, anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tony Romero, Homicide Detail at (909) 387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at 800-78CRIME or

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