Search warrants, released today, stated the dead bodies of Food Network Chef, Cristie Schoen Codd, 38 and her husband, Joseph “J.T.” Codd, 45, were stored in a wood stove according to the confession of suspect, Robert Jason Owens, 36, of Leicester, N.C. Authorities confirmed they found human remains in the wood stove of the suspect’s home.
The couple, married last September, were also expecting their first child.
This KSDK and USA today link has video of the suspect in custody.
Owens was a neighbor of the couple and charged with first degree murder of the couple and their unborn child.
“Owens, who knew the Codds because he had done remodeling at their home, also has been charged with breaking and entering and larceny, accused of breaking into the Codds’ home and stealing a laptop, jewelry and a Glock handgun with a combined value of $1,500, according to arrest warrants.”
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