Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The remains discovered was Shannon Dee Smith who was being sought by law enforcement for questioning in the murder of his wife.
He is currently being prosecuted in a court of higher jurisdiction.
Remains found near orange truck are Smith's
NEW BRAUNFELS — Police announced Tuesday that the decaying human remains found last week in a brushy thicket near an orange pickup truck in fact are those of suspected wife killer Shannon Dee Smith.
Authorities identified Smith’s badly decomposed remains through a dental records match, said Capt. John McDonald of New Braunfels Police Department. McDonald said investigators had received no autopsy results and expected them in no fewer than 35-40 days.
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