Suspect arrested for Murder after body was found wrapped in a blanket.

Date: June 27, 2018 11:19PM
Location: 7300 McArdle
Offense: Murder
Case #: 1806270133

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 7300 McArdle in reference to a body wrapped up in a blanket. Officers arrived and contacted the reporting party who showed officers the location of the body. Officers observed a 48 year old female wrapped in a blanket under a tree and some bushes. The responding officers checked the status of the female victim and found that she was deceased. The officers secured the crime scene and called the Criminal Investigations Division. Detectives and officers checked the area and were able to contact a male suspect. The suspect was transported to the main police station for questioning. Detectives questioned the suspect and were able develop enough probable cause to arrest John Smith (11/12/1964) for murder. John Smith was transported to the City Detention Center and booked.

This is still an active investigation and there is no other information to be released at this time. If you have any information about this crime you are asked to contact detectives at 361-886-2840.