She is the mother of Brett Boettler and Kevin Garcia-Boettler. 
In the Media
On May 2, 2018, Boettler was charged in connection to the deaths of Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland. The bodies of Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland, both 21, were found April 18, 2018. Both men had been reported missing four days prior.  
Her two children were also arrested and charged. Smith and Moreland both were black, while all four suspects are white, and the killings have received attention from bloggers and activists on social media with some comparing them to lynchings .  
Crystal Boettler, 40, is charged with being an accessory to murder . Her boyfriend, Johnny Barker, 43, is charged with being an accessory to murder, desecration of a corpse and unlawful removal of a body.