An Ohio woman reportedly hired her daughter’s boyfriend to help dump the body after she murdered her partner.
The revelations came to light after 33-year-old John Havens walked into Middletown police headquarters and confessed to dismembering a body. the police said. He also claimed that Bonnie Marie Vaughan shot and killed an individual, police said, later identified as her partner, Jeffrey Fellman.
Havens said Vaughan picked him up on Tuesday and asked him to help remove the corpse. Dayton daily news. When he arrived, the newspaper reported that Havens had found Fellman’s body in the garage and used a handsaw to cut him up, according to court documents.
Vaughan was charged with murder, and Havens was charged with tampering with evidence and misusing a corpse, according to police.
“This is one of those very rare and shocking crimes that happens,” Middletown Police Department Major Eric Crank said. It is unclear if they were married, but said they were domestic partners.
Clank said Havens is believed to be related to Felman’s daughter. According to WLWT.
When the police went to the victim’s house, they found a dismembered body in a room on the first floor. According to the news station. Vaughan fled the scene but was later taken into custody, police said.
One neighbor said the suspect looked “a little off”.
“You know, she didn’t always seem to have everything together cognitively. But yeah, I mean, she was very nice. Bonnie was always very nice.” and neighbor Michelle McRoberts told WLWT.
Crank said police were called to the house due to a previous domestic disturbance, according to the Dayton Daily News.