A multi-state investigation was launched after two severed heads have been discovered in Texas and Louisiana. Detectives and forensic experts on-site declared that there might be a connection between the two homicides. A person of interest is sought in Cameron Parish after an eyewitness claimed seeing an individual discarding a black plastic back.
Severed Heads Belonged to Middle Aged Woman, Forensics Confirm
This week, a multi-state task force consisting of homicide detectives, state troopers, deputies, and forensics experts have established a link between two seemingly random cases of homicides.
On the 1st of March, Louisiana law enforcement agents were summed to an area near the Calcasieu Lake, after an inmate found a human inside a plain black plastic bag. According to the police report, the inmate who made the gruesome discovery was on the marsh cleanup detail.
Despite detectives deeming the assault random, on the 24th of March, another severed head would turn up, roughly 150 miles away from the Lake Calcasieu’s marshes.
According to the police report, a volunteer cleanup crew discovered a similar plastic bag, tucked between some loose stones, near Lake Houston.
The human remains were taken to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences to be autopsied.
On the 5th of April, a Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokesperson announced the result of the post-mortem examinations. According to report, which was later forwarded to the authorities, both victims had anywhere between 25 and 40 years of age.
Victims, who had reddish or brown hair, appeared to be either Caucasian or Hispanic. Based on the similarities highlighted by the coroner’s report, the detectives concluded that the assailant might be targeting middle-aged or young adult women.
Link Found Between Severed Heads
Furthermore, according to a Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, a person of interest is currently being sought, after an eyewitness declared seeing a male throwing a black plastic bag of a Louisiana bridge two weeks before the first severed head was discovered.
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