A lady needed in Texas for allegedly killing her boyfriend and dismembering his physique with a machete was being held with out bond on the Jefferson Parish Correctional Middle in Gretna.
Cierra Sutton, 30, who faces a homicide cost in Texas in reference to the demise of Steven Coleman, 32, was arrested at a Metairie house Thursday night time (Sept. 14), based on the Baytown Police Division and jail data.
Coleman was final seen Aug. sixteen at his condo in Baytown, situated simply east of Houston, in accordance with the division.
“In the course of the course of the investigation, proof was uncovered that has led to homicide costs being filed, by way of the Harris County District Lawyer’s Workplace, on 30-yr-previous Cierra Sutton for the homicide of Steven Coleman,” police stated in a press launch revealed on Fb Friday.
Authorities suspect Sutton shot Coleman as he slept and used a machete to cut up his physique as a result of he was too heavy to maneuver, The Baytown Solar reported. She is then accused of discarding his stays individually in numerous dumpsters.
Police found the torso of a person within the Baytown Landfill on Aug. 22, The Baytown Solar reported. Investigators executed a search warrant at Sutton’s house and located blood on the bed room flooring, sheets, rest room flooring, sink and kitchen flooring, the newspaper reported.
Authorities had been looking for Sutton, who promised to talk with investigators however by no means confirmed. The U.S. Marshals Service discovered her at an house within the 2200 block of Cleary Avenue in Metairie late Thursday night time, an arrest report stated.
Authorities haven’t commented on her connection to Metairie, however The Baytown Solar reported Sutton’s mom advised police she may be in Kenner.
Sutton should now await extradition to Texas.
Learn The Baytown Solar’s full report.
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