The teen was charged with theft to a quality corpse oregon grave, records show
SAN ANTONIO – A teen who recovered a man’s assemblage nether a drainage ditch was seen stealing his necklace successful a video shared connected Snapchat, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.
An apprehension warrant affidavit states that Bethany Martin, 17, and a pistillate person discovered the man’s assemblage adjacent the intersection of Sunday Song and Charismatic successful Southwest Bexar County connected Monday morning.
Investigators said the girls archetypal called a friend, who arrived and called authorities.
The man, 25, had hanged himself and had discoloration passim his body, BCSO officials said. His decease was ruled a termination by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.
On Tuesday, deputies received footage from an anonymous person.
One video showed Martin and her person adjacent the man’s body, and different video showed Martin removing a concatenation and medallion from his neck, according to an apprehension affidavit.
The girls successful the video were recognized by a BCSO researcher arsenic being witnesses astatine the scene.
The researcher interviewed Martin, who said her person liked the necklace and pendant astir the man’s neck.
She said she removed the jewelry from his assemblage and past removed the medallion from the chain, the affidavit states. She said she gave the medallion to her person and tossed the necklace into the grass.
The friend, who is not listed successful Bexar County Jail records, told deputies that she recorded the incidental connected Snapchat.
She said she enactment the medallion connected her ain aureate necklace due to the fact that it “matched her manner style,” the affidavit states.
The miss past gave the medallion to authorities, who returned it to the man’s adjacent of kin.
Booking records with the Bexar County Jail amusement Martin was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft to a quality corpse oregon grave. Her enslaved was acceptable astatine $2,000 and she has since been released from jail, records show.
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