A Texas lady who was reported missing this month and whose empty automobile was later present in a distant space has been discovered useless, officers stated Thursday.
A physique discovered buried in a subject in Grand Prairie on Wednesday has been confirmed to be that of the lacking lady, Kayla Kelley, 33, of McKinney, the Collin County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
Ocastor Ferguson, 32, was arrested Saturday on a kidnapping cost.
The sheriff’s workplace stated in an announcement that now that Kelley’s physique has been discovered, it’s working with the county district lawyer on extra prices.
Ferguson is being held in lieu of $1.5 million bond on kidnapping and arson warrants, in keeping with on-line data. The arson cost stems from Kelley’s car, the sheriff’s workplace stated.
On-line data didn’t seem to indicate an lawyer for Ferguson.
Pals of Kelley reported her lacking on Jan. 11 after not having heard from her for a number of days, the sheriff’s workplace has stated.
An arrest warrant affidavit obtained by NBC Dallas-Fort Worth says buddies reported Kelley had been relationship somebody she knew as Kevin Brown however discovered that his actual identify was Ferguson and that he was married, according to the station.
The sheriff’s workplace has stated Ferguson is also referred to as Kevin Brown, and on-line jail data listing Ferguson as being married.
The sheriff’s workplace stated the case was an ongoing murder investigation.
On Thursday, the Tarrant County health worker’s workplace positively recognized the stays present in Grand Prairie, the sheriff’s workplace stated. A trigger and a way of loss of life weren’t launched.
Grand Prairie and McKinney are within the Dallas-Fort Price space. Grand Prairie is round 40 miles southwest of McKinney. Kelley’s automobile was present in a distant space in Frisco, the sheriff’s workplace has stated.
Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC Information.