remains found in bags at home of shooting suspect
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP/WEHT) Police say they found the remains of a 41 year old woman in trash bags behind the home of an Evansville man charged earlier this week with fatally shooting a 20 year old.
Police found the remains Friday behind 38 year old Earl Martin home after receiving a tip from his mother.
Martin mom says she not surprised to see her son at the center of a murder investigation, but she is shocked it came to this. She says he been in and out of prison for years.
the stuff Monday night, I didn think it could get any worse, but it has. And it really worse because I did my part, I did a good deed, and then I being punished. I can get in my own house,
I can get any clothes, you know it two days from Christmas, Christmas Eve And, its just You know? saidDonna Stephens, Martin mother, who also lives in the house.
The Vanderburgh County coroner identified the remains as Erica M. Bradfield. Police Capt. Andy Chandler said it appeared the bags had been there a few days.
Martin was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder, robbery,
attempted murder and kidnapping while hijacking a vehicle. One of the men told police Martin threw him out of the car and took off with the other man inside.