Posted: Feb 12, 2013 9:28 AM by Rachel Cole --firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated: Feb 12, 2013 1:02 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - The grandson of a woman found in a shallow grave behind her home on Bentwood is now charged with murder and tampering with evidence.
David Christy, 27, was already being held in Nueces County Jail on charges of assaulting an officer, evading arrest and resisting arrest. Police arrested Christy on Monday, February 4th, shortly after he fled the home where he lived with his 77-year-old grandmother, Johanna Christy.
According to court documents she was cut up with a chainsaw in the garage of her home.
Police first went to her home at the request of her son who lives in the San Antonio. The son told police he regularly spoke with his mother, but had not heard from her.
Christy was disabled, requiring a cane to walk around. Her cane was found inside her car which was parked in front of the home.
David Christy was served with the two new warrant while in jail. He's now being held on a $200,000 bond for murder and $100,000 bond for tampering with evidence.
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