An Air Force major in Texas has been charged with the murder of his wife, whose remains were found more than four months after she went missing.
The body of 29-year-old Andreen McDonald was discovered Thursday in San Antonio following an exhaustive search that took 134 days, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
Andre McDonald, 40, was charged in early March with tampering with evidence after reporting his wife missing and spent a month in jail before posting a reduced bond, according to the San Antonio Express-News. He was arrested again on Saturday and charged with murder, and is being held in the Bexar County Jail. Bail was set at $2 million.
"The Bexar County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit and CID unit did an amazing job on this investigation and because of their hard work we were able to break this case," the sheriff's office said in a statement.
The body of McDonald was found east of Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, according to authorities. Investigators believe that the couple's daughter, who is autistic, was present when her remains were burned, according to a warrant obtained by KSAT.
Additionally, Andreen McDonald told friends that "if she ever went missing or was found dead, Andre had killed her," according to KENS 5.
She went missing after failing to show up for work on March 1. Her husband claimed she was being treated at a nearby hospital, but could not provide any evidence of that.
Investigators determined he bought a shovel, an ax, gasoline and a "burn barrel," and blood and hair were found in the couple's bathroom.
Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials are warning soldiers and military families to be aware of scammers using the Exchange's logo.
In a news release Wednesday, Exchange officials said scammers using the name "Exchange Inc." have "fooled" soldiers and airmen to broker the sale of used cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and boat engines.
KABUL (Reuters) - The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agrees a pact with the United States.
The Saturday night attack came as the Taliban and the United States try to negotiate an agreement on the withdrawal of U.S. forces in exchange for a Taliban commitment on security and peace talks with Afghanistan's U.S.-backed government.
Islamic State fighters, who first appeared in Afghanistan in 2014 and have since made inroads in the east and north, are not involved in the talks. They are battling government and U.S.-led international forces and the Taliban.
The group, in a statement on the messaging website Telegram, claimed responsibility for the attack at a west Kabul wedding hall in a minority Shi'ite neighborhood, saying its bomber had been able to infiltrate the reception and detonate his explosives in the crowd of "infidels".
Calling aviation geeks in New York City: The British are coming.
In their first visit to the United States since 2008, the Royal Air Force "Red Arrows" will perform an aerial demonstration next week over the Hudson River, according to an Air Force news release. F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels demonstration teams will also be part of the show.