Father charged with deaths of missing 2-day-old infant and mother

Posted at 8:21 PM, February 2, 2022 and last updated 1:42 AM, December 13, 2022

By: Caroline Sutton

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTVF) — Memphis Police say the father of a missing two-day-old girl has been charged with killing the infant and her mother.

Kennedy Hoyle (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

Brandon Isabelle was charged with two counts of first-degree murder Wednesday night.

Police say that even though Kennedy Hoyle hasn’t been located, evidence suggests that she is dead.

The mother, Danielle Hoyle, was found shot and killed inside a vehicle in Memphis Tuesday.

Isabelle is also charged with murder in the perpetration of aggravated kidnapping, especially aggravated kidnapping, and tampering with evidence in connection with the deaths of Kennedy and Danielle.

This story was originally published Feb. 2, 2022, by WTVF in Nashville, an E.W. Scripps Company.