Ace Antonio Pierre Belcher Biography — Wiki
Ace Antonio Pierre Belcher is an Alabama man who has reportedly confessed to killing his girlfriend Traci Melvin Wilemon and trying to burn her remains on Christmas Eve, authorities said. Belcher called Altoona cops late Thursday to report that he had an argument with Wilemon, that turned physical and led to her death, the Gadsden Times reported.
Ace Antonio Pierre Belcher Age
Ace Antonio Pierre Belcher is 32 years old.
Ace Antonio Pierre Belcher confessed to killing his girlfriend, trying to burn her remains
Ace Antonio Pierre Belcher initially told responding cops he found Wilemon, 50, lifeless on the floor of their Altoona home, but unusual circumstances at the scene led cops to call investigators from the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Jonathan Horton said in a press release.
According to Horton, Belcher called 911 at 7:58 p.m. Thursday reporting he’d found Wilemon unresponsive on the floor of their residence on 10th Street in Altoona.
Deputies then obtained a search warrant and processed the scene for hours early on Christmas Day before Belcher confessed to killing Wilemon and trying to burn her remains, sheriff officials said. Belcher, who was arrested early Friday, is facing charges of murder and abuse of a corpse.
He remained held without bond early Monday, online records show.
It’s unclear if he’s hired an attorney.
what we know so far
The victim’s body has been transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science in Huntsville for an autopsy. Horton said ECSO investigators will attend the autopsy and continue to investigate, alongside the Altoona Police Department.
Belcher was taken into custody early Friday morning, and on Saturday Investigator Stephen Hooks obtained warrants charging him with murder and abuse of a corpse. He is jailed at the Etowah County Detention Center on surety bonds totaling $500,000.