HOUSTON (AP) - Three Kingwood teens have been arrested and
accused of digging up a secluded grave and removing a skull in
17-year-olds Kevin Wade Jones and Matthew Richard Gonzalez told
Houston police they and a 16-year old juvenile dug up a grave
around March 15.
According to court documents, they removed the skull from the
coffin and converted it into a "bong," to smoke marijuana.
Jones and Gonzalez were arrested last night and are being held
on misdemeanor abuse of a corpse charges. The juvenile was referred
to Harris County juvenile justice system.
Houston police said they were initially interviewing Jones about
the use of a stolen debit card when he told them about the grave
Gonzalez confirmed the story to investigators in a follow-up
A woman who answered the phone at Gonzalez's home, said, "I
have no comment right now."
Attempts to locate a telephone number for Jones were not
The grave belonged to Willie Simms.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.