Two arrested in connection with body found in makeshift tomb
Police say the victim was killed inside an Austin, Texas home, then buried in a makeshift cinder block tomb in the backyard.
standing in Alison Martinez's backyard, you can see the concrete, mass and cinder blocks that police say hit the body of a person who was killed, then buried at this home one Mojave dry scary to be so close to its proximity and not having any idea that that had happened, according to court documents. Neighbors told police they recently witnessed Walker Rate cats, the owner of the home, unloading cinder blocks, and they had a Home Depot rental truck, So I thought they were just working on the house. But apparently they were bringing supplies. On Tuesday, police got a call from a woman identified as Amber, claiming she was told about the body in the backyard. When police started investigating, they found cinder blocks in the shape of a rectangle, the length and the width of a human courts. It was surrounded by a large bottle of lighter fluid and a shovel and had a strong odor. They performed in s ovation, and they did locate the remains of a deceased individual. Police later arrested Cats and his friend Cristie Kerr Dennis for tampering with physical evidence, according to court documents. Amber said Cardenas claimed that she was in an abusive relationship with an ex boyfriend who had just been released from prison. Amber told police that the body was Car Dennis's ex boyfriend, police said. Katz said that he saw the ex boyfriend strangled and drag car Dennis by the hair. Katz's father later told police that his son told him police believed a body was in the backyard, and he asked his father to take him to the bank so he could get money and to buy a car and leave town. There may have been some kind of relationship between the suspects and the individual, so this appears to be an isolated incident. It doesn't appear like there's any continuing threat to the community at this time in Austin. Jennifer Sanders Kotzian news