Saturday brings another chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms to the Brazos Valley. During the afternoon hours, scattered areas of rain and storms could develop in the daytime heat (30%). A line of rain and thunderstorms will be possible between sunset and midnight -- moving in from the north & west. If these storms can reach the area, they could pose a localized flooding & damaging wind threat.
Early Saturday morning, Bryan Police uncovered the entire remains of a body at a home on Oak Hollow, a street they unfortunately know all too well.
Bryan Assistant Police Chief Peter Scheets said acting on an anonymous tip, officers went to 3505 Oak Hollow Friday evening.
"We began asking some questions that related to the disappearance of an individual," Scheets said.
After initially making contact with someone in the residence, the detectives on the scene became suspicious. They then left the scene, and later returned with a search warrant, only to find whoever they had made contact with was no longer at the residence. They then entered the home, where they eventually found what they only described as human remains.
Then, around 6:40 a.m. Saturday, BPD detectives report that they fully uncovered a human body, which they now say had been buried in the backyard of the residence.
The identity of the person is unknown, and the remains have been sent to the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office for tests. No word yet on any possible causes of death.
The crime scene remains secured Saturday. Detectives left the scene in the morning after a long evening working to uncover the body. Scheets said, an autopsy on the remains is scheduled to be performed on Sunday.
It was earlier this month at the home directly across the street that 68-year-old Etta Jean Westbrook was allegedly murdered by Christian Olsen. Authorities believe Olsen, 20, came from the 3505 residence when he supposedly committed the crime, one which police say he admitted to during questioning.
Olsen remains in the Brazos County jail on those charges. His address in county jail records is listed as 3505 Oak Hollow. The Brazos County Appraisal District lists the home's owner as Geraldine Lloyd. The CAD lists her as over 65 and a "surviving spouse."
Scheets said as of right now, there is no evidence that connects Olsen or the Westbrook murder to this new homicide case. No suspects have been identified so far, but Sheets said the department is looking into some possibilities.
"We have some leads and we're following up on those at this point," Scheets said.
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