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Sister of Page Blvd. victim speaks out in Springfield

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As we learn new details about the investigation at a home on Page Boulevard where the bodies of three women were found, we're also uncovering more about the victims and their families.

With tears streaming down her face, Wanda Estrada placed flowers across the street from the home where her sister's body was found..
"It's not fair to any of these females that they got what they got for no reason at all," said Estrada. 
America Lyden's body found along with the bodies of Ernestine Ryans and Kayla Escalante.

"They didn't deserve this. America was a loving girl. My sister suffered from the time she got into the world until now its not fair," Estrada added. 
Estrada said she was very close to her sister and they would be in constant contact, but last June her sister went off the grid, and that's when she felt something was wrong.

Estrada said they filed a missing persons report in December.

"A long process for us to heal, it's shock for me at the same time, anger, she didn't deserve it," Estrada noted.
She said her heart also breaks for the families of the other victims.

"I want to send my regards to their family as well to the Escalante family and Ryans family its deepened in my heart sad thing to go through today," said Estrada.
27-year-old Kayla Escalante of Ludlow was never formally reported missing.

Loved ones called her 'Kay' and said the young mother would have given the shirt off her back to help someone in need.
"She was a beautiful person, a beautiful soul. To hear that this happened, she didn't deserve this to happen. None of these women did," said Rebecca Wozniak. 
In Hartford, Ernestine Ryans' family said they were hoping she would one day come home. 

Ernestine was reported missing to Springfield police in March. Her family said that while the 47-year-old struggled with addiction issues, she had a caring heart.
Nearly a week later, one has been charged with the deaths of the three women.
The Hampden District Attorney has not named any suspects in deaths of the three women. 

We are told that will not take place until the medical examiner determines causes of death. 

In the meantime, Stewart Weldon, the man who lives in the home on Page Boulevard is in jail on $2 million bail on unrelated kidnapping charges in two separate incidents.
The property where the women's bodies were found is the last known address of Weldon.
Estrada said she wants justice not just for her sister America but for all three of these ladies.

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