Missing Chad Holvig Found Dead On Goodyear Property With Second Person

In early July, west valley residents Chad Holvig and his son Dalton were reported missing.

Dalton Holvig

Last week, Dalton Holvig was located alive in a home near Citrus Road and Interstate 10, with three bullet wounds. During Dalton’s recovery, officers found two dead bodies. At the time authorities released information that they did not believe Chad Holvig, 51, the father of the missing duo to be one of the bodies.

Upon further investigation, authorities have confirmed Chad Holvig to be one of the two bodies found on a property in Goodyear. The other body was identified as 31-year-old Anthony Vayne. Details have not been released as to how Vayne was connected to the home or the other victims.

The cause of Holvig’s death is still under investigation and is unknown at this point. Authorities reported that Vayne’s death is from a gunshot wound.

Chad Holvig

On Aug. 4, the General Crimes Division and Tactical Operations United executed a search warrant at a home on the 1100 block of 181st Drive. It was there that police found Holvig’s son, Dalton with gunshot wounds on his lower extremities which he had for several weeks. He was zip-tied and held against his will at the home. Dalton was suffering from an infection and was hospitalized.

During the home search, officials found two bodies were on the property.  In addition to the bodies, several firearms and illegal substances were also found.

Detectives detained two residents of the home, husband and wife, 40-year-old Roberto Bernal and 48-year-old Christina Bernal. They have been booked on booked on multiple charges, including aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a weapon, prohibited possessor, kidnapping and weapons charges.

Official reports state that Dalton had been staying at the property and knew the Bernals. According to the family, Chad would visit the property to see his son or stay with Dalton for a few days.

The cases remain under investigation as they determine the circumstances to the deaths.

The family has set up a GoFundMe to help pay for funeral expenses.