A person was arrested final week in connection to the loss of life of a Texas mom of 4 who was discovered lifeless within the trunk of her automotive final month, authorities stated.
Christopher Maldonado was charged with tampering/ fabricating bodily proof with intent to impair (human corpse) in connection to the loss of life of 24-year-old Angela Leean Mitchell, based on Texas Metropolis Police.
Texas Metropolis Police and US Marshals made the arrest throughout a site visitors cease Friday.
Maldonado was the final individual Mitchell was recognized to have been with earlier than she disappeared, based on a lacking individuals flyer created by her family members.
Mitchell’s decomposing physique was discovered contained in the trunk of her white Honda sedan in Texas Metropolis on Could 11 after police acquired a report of a foul odor.
Police haven’t revealed her suspected reason behind loss of life, however have cited the case as a “suspicious loss of life investigation.” The Galveston County Medical Examiner is conducting an post-mortem.
Police haven’t revealed Angela Leean Mitchell’s reason behind loss of life.GoFundMe
Mitchell’s mom reported her lacking Could 6, after she did not return to her dwelling in Dickinson the night time earlier than.
Her mom has criticized native police for not looking her daughter’s automotive sooner after family and friends tracked down the car the identical day they reported her lacking, based on ABC 13.
“I met law enforcement officials at her car right here in Texas Metropolis after submitting a lacking individual report and I begged them,” Georgia Mitchell informed the native information channel.
“I begged them to please search my daughter’s automotive. ‘Please search my daughter’s automotive. Please examine this’. I begged. I begged the law enforcement officials they usually simply dismissed me.”
Maldonado is being held on the Galveston County Jail on a $200,000 bond.
The Texas mother leaves behind two sons, 7 and seven months, and two daughters, 9 and three.