Texas teen charged with murder of mom found in trunk of car in Nebraska after police chase
a Houston area A teenage boy has been charged with the death of his mother, who was found strangled to death in the trunk of a car he was driving in Nebraska days after they went missing.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Friday that Tyler Ruins, 17, has been charged with murder and tampering with evidence in his mother’s death and disappearance.
Harris County deputy sheriffs were He was called to a house on October 13 in Humble by Ruins’ husband, who told him Wife and son missing And he couldn’t get it on their cell phone.
He also said his 2011 Mazda was missing. Authorities found visible human blood and teeth in the family home’s garage, according to court documents they obtained Fox Houston.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a clear alert, for missing adults believed to be in danger, was then issued to the mother and son. Homicide investigators then received information that the missing car was in Nebraska, so they alerted the Nebraska State Police.
On October 14, Nebraska State Soldiers found the missing Mazda near the scene Grand Island And try to stop the traffic. Authorities said the driver fled and eventually crashed after a high-speed chase.
The teenager was inside the car and his mother was found in the trunk of the car. He was taken to hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities said Michelle Ruins died of suffocation Sharp force shock. The younger Ruwens is being held by the Nebraska State Police pending his extradition to Texas.
The motives for the alleged killing were not disclosed.