Kevin & KeMaury McArthur – toddlers brutally killed by their mother’s boyfriend
Jul 5, 2011 – Madison, WI
Deaths of a 3-yo and 4-yo boys found dead in a parked car near Covance clinical research laboratory, 3402 Kinsman Blvd.
The boyfriend of the children's mother, David Hoem, turned himself in.
Involved a knife at the Moorland Road apartment that the mother and boyfriend shared.
David J. Hoem (28)
David J. Hoem, 28, turned himself in at the East District police station around 1 a.m. on Wednesday at the urging of family members who were in contact with him via cell phone
Based on security camera footage, police believe the boys were killed in the parking lot of Covance, a drug development services company at 3402 Kinsman Blvd., at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday
“This is a case that began with domestic violence between the suspect and the boys’ mother. It ended with the victims who were found inside of a parked car this morning.”
Hoem turned himself in to police shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday but did not have the children.
The officer spotted a gray Volvo at 2:39 a.m. parked in the Covance lot, near the intersection of Wright Street and Kinsman Boulevard. When he approached the car, he saw a body in the back seat and discovered the body of a second child after forcing his way into the vehicle, Balles said.

Toddlers Brutally Killed by Mother’s Boyfriend
Kevin & KeMaury McArthur –
Jul 6, 2011 – Madison, WI
Toddlers Kevin & KeMaury McArthur were found dead in a parked car near Covance clinical research laboratory. Based on security camera footage the boys were killed in the parking lot of the company at about 7 p.m. on Jul 5, 2011. This is a case that began with domestic violence between the suspect and the boys’ mother and involved a knife at the Moorland Road apartment that they shared. David Hoem, the boyfriend of the children's mother, turned himself in shortly before 1 a.m. at the East District police station at the urging of family members who were in contact with him via cell phone. An officer spotted a gray Volvo at 2:39 a.m. parked in the Covance lot. When he approached the car, he saw a body in the back seat and discovered the body of a second child after forcing his way into the vehicle. Hoem will represent himself at his trial after firing five attorneys.
Hoem told police that the boys went to sleep after getting a “great big hug” from the biblical figure Daniel, who appeared in his car. He had strangled them.
Kevin McArthur III (4)
KeMaury McArthur (3)
David J. Hoem (28)
Denise McGee - Mother
Covance clinical research laboratory – 3402 Kinsman Blvd.
March 6, 2012 – Madison, WI
Hoem changed his plea to guilty and received a life sentence. He faces charges for allegedly throwing urine at a jailer and another inmate.
Hoem was sentenced to two life sentences without parole in boys' deaths.

Kevin McArthur (4)
KeMaury McArthur (3)
David J. Hoem (28)

Three year old killed by his mother Lake Point Drive (Formerly Simpson St) neighborhood is especially devastated because while the two incidents aren't related, the victims lived across the street from each other