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Identity released of woman whose body was found inside field; charges upgraded for suspect accused in crime, police say

HOUSTON – Authorities have released the identification of the woman whose stays have been found inside of a field. The sufferer has been recognized as Flor Aidee Vega. In addition, charges have been upgraded in opposition to the person who was found carrying the field containing the woman’s useless body.

Miguel Angel Moreno, 60, was initially charged with tampering and fabricating bodily proof, particularly, a human corpse. His charges have since been upgraded to homicide.

According to court docket paperwork, Moreno fatally struck Vega with a blunt object.

When the body was found

According to HPD, they acquired reviews after a resident found a suspicious field with a nasty odor in the 7000 block of Bissonnet round 2:45 p.m. on April 17. A resident allegedly found the field in the condominium’s parking zone, and inside was the body of Vega.

Houston firefighters arrived on the scene first and found the body inside the field, authorities stated.

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The Medical Examiner’s Office inspected the contents of the field. They found the body wrapped in plastic and sheets. Her face had lacerations and wounds in keeping with being minimize with a machete or an ax, investigators stated. Facial bones have been additionally damaged. The body was found in a inexperienced fitted sheet and plastic wrap.

When a search warrant was performed, investigators stated a mattress coated in organic materials was found wrapped in plastic wrap and sheets in keeping with what was across the body. Blood droplets have been additionally found in the condominium.

Detectives stated surveillance video reveals an individual carrying a UHaul field on a dolly. That individual was later recognized as Moreno.

Moreno was questioned by investigators the place he claimed he hadn’t been in the condominium for the previous few days. He instructed investigators that somebody broke into his condominium and dropped off the massive UHaul field.

Moreno is from Mexico and has been dwelling in Houston for 25 years, and in the condominium the place the field was found for the final six years. Moreno and one other woman’s identify are on the lease. Moreno’s relationship with Vega has not been disclosed.

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