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Charges against suspect upgraded after woman’s body is found in box at Houston apartment

Miguel Angel Moreno, 60
Miguel Angel Moreno, 60(Houston Police Department)
Published: May. 10, 2022 at 7:26 AM CDT
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HOUSTON, Texas (KWTX) - Additional charges have been filed against the suspect in the case of a woman found in a box at a Houston apartment complex.

Miguel Angel Moreno, 60, is now charged with murder.

Moreno was previously charged with tampering with evidence in connection to the woman’s death.

Her body was found at about 2:45 p.m. April 17 at the complex located at 7003 Bissonnet Street.

The identity of the victim and her cause of death are pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

A preliminary investigation indicated a man took the box out of his apartment and wheeled it through the complex in a hand cart.

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