Woman arrested for robbing murder victim 7 months ago, father says he knew her

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A young was man lured to his death after meeting someone online in November and now Chesapeake Police put a woman behind bars for robbing the victim the same day he died.

The victim’s father, Charles Towe said his 21 year-old son Cedric knew the young woman who is now behind bars.

19 year-old Desiree McGee sits in Chesapeake Jail being held without bond.

New court records show she was arrested for robbing Towe on November 28, 2015.

It states McGee is accused of stealing Towe’s Michael Kors watch, cellphone, and earrings.

“It is still a little hard knowing that my son was laying there it's even harder knowing that somebody that he knew, he trusted,” said Charles Towe.

Charles Towe said his 21 year-old son knew McGee, “I know a lot of people that my son was dealing with, they all ran in the same circle. They all went to school together,” said Charles Towe.

McGee’s neighbors were stunned by the accusations.

Teshana McIntosh said, “She stayed to herself. She never be in any trouble or nothing.”

Previous court records News 3 obtained stated that Cedric Towe met someone online named “Kia."

His father said he dropped him off to meet the young woman, but instead of a date Cedric was murdered on Colonial Way, in his old neighborhood.

Records say police got a search warrant for “Kia’s” Facebook – which had an email address desiree868@gmail.com attached to it.

This father continues to struggle from enduring a pain that no parent should ever experience, holding his other children tighter than ever.

“Try to keep them close especially with all the shootings going on every day,” said Charles Towe.

Desiree McGee was arrested for robbery and conspiracy to rob and Cedric’s family hopes someone will be arrested for murder.

She is being held without bond and her next court on date is on July 5.

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