Authorities stated they arrested a Texas couple who had fled whereas out on bond for murdering a 23-year-old lady. Lisa Dykes, 58, and Nina Marano, 50, didn’t merely skip city, based on authorities. They allegedly left the Lone Star State for Cambodia, the place the FBI helped native legislation enforcement put them behind bars as soon as once more, based on native stories.
Dykes and Marano are charged with Charles Anthony Beltran, 32, for allegedly murdering Marisela Botello-Valadez, 23, whereas she was visiting Texas from Seattle to go to an ex-boyfriend. The younger lady went lacking Oct. 5, 2020 after going out alone, authorities stated. Beltran was allegedly on surveillance together with her.
He shared a house within the Dallas-suburb of Mesquite, with Dykes and Marano, authorities stated. That’s the place officers stated they discovered blood matching Botello-Valadez’s on carpets and pads in what was apparently Beltran’s room.
Cops alleged in 2021 that Beltran and the couple allegedly ducked authorities and tried to cover proof, leaving jobs and transferring out out of houses in Texas and Pennsylvania.
After their arrests, Dykes and Marano allegedly ended up taking off their ankle screens on Christmas Day whereas out on bond for $500,000, authorities stated. Botello-Valadez’s aunt Dennesly Castillo has voiced frustration that they had been capable of get out of jail in any respect, and that Dallas County solely acquired advised about them fleeing on Jan. 4.
“They acquired to spend the vacations collectively, I assume, within the consolation of their home as an alternative of being locked away,” she advised WFAA in a Jan. 6 report. “We don’t have that choice. We don’t have the choice to ever have the ability to sit there with Marisela once more and have a good time or be out and about.”
[Booking photos via Dallas County Jail]
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