Ex-Boyfriend Mark Castellano Confessed to Murder of Missing Michelle Warner During an Argument … Police Find Body of Michelle Warner
Sadly, the following news is not that unexpected as many speculated after hearing the initial accounts of this missing persons case that they ex-boyfriend was responsible. It used to be to solve the crime, the butler did it. Now a days, one normally points to the estranged boyfriend or spouse.
Rest in Peace
Thirty seven year old Mark Castellano has confessed to the murder of 31 year old Michelle Warner during an argument. Castellano admitted to killing his estranged girlfriend by breaking her neck and dumping Warner’s body outside the Midland/Odessa area of Texas. Police located Michelle Warner’s body Sunday more than 500 miles away in Odessa, TX. Authorities are waiting for autopsy results for an official cause of death. Michelle Warner had been missing since 9/22/12. Michelle Warner, Rest in Peace.
Detectives said Castellano also confessed to dumping Warner’s body outside the Midland/Odessa area of Texas. Castellano helped lead police to Warner’s body on Sunday.
Police said it appeared Warner had a broken neck, but they are waiting on an autopsy to determine a specific cause of death.
Warner disappeared from her southwest Houston apartment along with the couple’s three-year-old son on Sept. 21, sparking a massive search.
Police said it appears Castellano fled to the Midland/Odessa area after the murder to stay with family members. However, investigators said Castellano flew back to Houston on Sunday and gave a confession.
Investigators said the couple’s son was found unharmed with family members in north Texas.
Police said while the pair was no longer a couple, Warner moved in with Castellano because she fell on hard economic times. But was just about to start a new job as a paralegal.