MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WTAQ) - A third person has been charged in a burglary and home invasion that led to the murder of a Milwaukee man who took in those in need. 32-year-old Robert Edwards is charged with being a party to reckless homicide. That was after 23-year-old Darryl Goates-Sanders was charged with felony murder in the slaying of 59-year-old Thomas Viljevac on February 28th. Prosecutors said 28-year-old Cassandra Moore helped set up the incident, and she’s charged with burglary.
Moore and her 2 children stayed with Viljevac for free until they could get back on their feet. According to authorities, Moore told Edwards that Viljevac had thousands of dollars in his room. And she vowed to keep quiet about Edwards’ alleged plan to rob the house in exchange for marijuana, expensive shoes for her daughter, and – “all the weed and booze to throw a house-warming party in her new apartment.”
Officials said Moore broke into Viljevac’s bedroom and stole a-thousand dollars a few hours before Edwards and Goates-Sanders came in. Edwards allegedly shot Viljevac twice, but he denies ever being in the home. Last fall, the Journal Sentinel did a story on Goates-Sanders and his troubled youth – and how his foster parents were said to put him on the right track.