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Crime Missing New Hampshire couple's bodies found buried on a Texas beach

21:53  02 november  2019
21:53  02 november  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

Missing NH Couple Confirmed Dead In Texas, Police Look For Killer

  Missing NH Couple Confirmed Dead In Texas, Police Look For Killer The two dead bodies found on a beach in Corpus Christi have been identified as the bodies of a New Hampshire couple reported missing last month, according to a county sheriff's office in Texas.James Butler, 48, and his wife, 46-year-old Michelle, are believed to be dead as of Friday evening. According to police, they were reported missing on Oct. 23 after friends and family lost contact with them.

The bodies of a missing New Hampshire couple were found buried on a Texas beach where they had gone camping in an RV.

a man and a woman smiling for the camera: James and Michelle Butler.© via Facebook James and Michelle Butler.

The Kleberg County Sheriff's Office in Texas said Friday that bodies found earlier this week were identified as James and Michelle Butler, NBC Boston reported. The Nueces County medical examiner in Corpus Christi, Texas, has ruled the deaths homicides.

The couple from Rumney, New Hampshire, had set up camp with their truck and RV trailer on Padre Island, near Corpus Christi, during the week of Oct. 15.

Their relatives filed a missing persons report about a week later, on Oct. 23, after not hearing from them, according to NBC Boston.

Police identify person of interest in mysterious death of couple buried on beach

  Police identify person of interest in mysterious death of couple buried on beach James Butler, 48, and his wife, 46-year-old Michelle Butler, were found buried in a shallow grave on a remote part of Padre Island.James Butler, 48, and his wife, 46-year-old Michelle Butler, were found buried in a shallow grave on a remote part of Padre Island along the southern coast of Texas on Oct. 27 and 28, nearly three weeks after they disappeared, police said.

Several state agencies were searching the area for the missing couple on Sunday, Oct. 27, when a deputy located the woman's remains in a shallow grave, the sheriff's office said. The man's body was later discovered under hers.

James Butler, 48, was a U.S. Navy veteran and a "full time RV'r," according to his Facebook page. His wife, Michelle, was 46.

His sister, Deborah Lynn van Loon, said that her brother wanted to travel around the country with his wife and they decided to visit the South Texas coast.

Van Loon said law enforcement officials told her they acquired footage that shows her brother's RV crossing into Mexico with someone who wasn't her brother at the wheel.

The investigation is ongoing, NBC Boston reported.

Two suspects arrested in connection with the murders of a New Hampshire couple who were found in a shallow grave on Texas beach face court after being charged with stealing their RV .
Adam Curtis Williams and Amanda Noverr faced court in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday after being charged with felony theft in connection to the deaths of a New Hampshire couple.Adam Curtis Williams and Amanda Noverr faced court in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday after being charged with felony theft.

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