Two men have been charged with murder after two dead bodies were found inside a burning car owned by Real Housewives of New Jersey star Kim DePaola on Friday, authorities said.
Clarence Williams, 26, Gerry Thomas, 28, both of New Jerseywere arrested and held without bail around 11 p.m. Monday, the New York Daily News reported.
The bodies of27-year-old Araon Anderson and 25-year-old Antonio Vega Jr., identified by DePaola,were found inside a burning Audi registered to the Real Housewives of New Jersey star.
The men were each shot in the back of thehead execution style,and burnt beyond recognition. The bodies were discovered inside the flaming Audi around 2 a.m. on Friday afterpeople in a Patersonneighborhood reported hearingtwo gunshots before the car was ignited, NBC4 reported.
A law enforcement officer told NBC that "the remains were so charred investigators couldn't immediately ascertain the race or sex of the victims."
DePaola condemned the killings, telling the Daily News,“These people are savages and should first rot in prison. And then they will definitely rot in hell.”
Though registered to DePaola, the Audi is primarily driven by her son, Chris, who was in California at the time of the killings, E! News reported. After dropping Chris at the airport, Anderson apparently used the vehicle without permission.
After news of the murders broke Friday, DePaola took to Instagram to confirm her safety and thank her fans for their concern.
"I am humbled by the outpour of love and support during this very difficult time," DiPaola wrote. "My son and I are both safe. Our deepest condolences go out to the victims' families of this truly horrific tragedy."