Murder Charge for Grandson of Woman Found Dismembered, Buried in Backyard

The grandson of the 77-year old Corpus Christi woman found dead, dismembered in her backyard, has been charged with murder.

Johanna Christy was found early Tuesday morning last week in a shallow grave.
Her 27-year old grandson, David Christy, was arrested after fighting with and running from police officers.

Today, Nueces County District Attorney, Mark Skurka, announced he would pursue the murder charge.

The 27-year old also faces a charge of tampering with evidence.

Christy is being held in jail in lieu of $3,000 dollars.


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