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11-22-2011, 09:20 PM
DNA evidence leads to arrest of Robert Lawrence Wilson in 1990 murder of a pregnant mother in Texas
BY BRIAN BROWDIE
DAILY NEWS WRITER
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Police in Montgomery County, Texas announced the arrest of Robert Lawrence Wilson, 47, in Lancaster, California Wednesday for the strangulation murder of 18-year-old Tammy Lynn Bounds, whose body was found in a wooded area about 37 miles northeast of Houston on June 21, 1990.
11-22-2011, 09:23 PM
Robert Lawrence Wilson, 47, was arrested on Aug. 30 in Lancaster, Calif., and charged with first-degree murder. He will remain in the Los Angeles central jail until extradition to Texas, a Montgomery County Sheriff's Office news release issued Wednesday said.
Wilson was a person of interest in 1990 after authorities learned that he and Bounds once lived in the same apartment complex.
Seven months pregnant, Bounds was last seen alive earlier on June 21, 1990, the day she was found dead, at her apartment on Aldine Mail Route Road in Houston.
11-22-2011, 09:30 PM
LANCASTER (CBS) — Authorities have arrested a man in Lancaster in connection to a Texas cold case murder dating back 21 years.
11-22-2011, 09:33 PM
Wilson is accused in the strangulation murder of Tammy Lynn Bounds, who was 18 at the time of her slaying. According to Deputy Benjamin Grubb, the victim was 7-months pregnant with her second child at the time of her death.
Bounds was last seen alive on June 21, 1990 at her apartment in Houston. Later that day, her body was found by a work crew in a wooded area near a highway in the eastern part of Montgomery County.
11-22-2011, 09:36 PM
Wilson was a person of interest in 1990 when it was learned he once lived in the same apartment complex as Bounds in North Harris County on Aldine Mail Route.
Wilson who was arrested earlier this month in Lancaster, California had to go through the extradition process to be returned to Texas. He is now in the Montgomery County Jail with no bond charged with Murder Intentionally Causing Death.
11-22-2011, 09:38 PM
Posted: Saturday, November 19, 2011 12:00 am
By Anna Waugh
A Montgomery County grand jury indicted a California man for capital murder Thursday in the 1990 cold case murder of a pregnant Houston woman.
Robert Lawrence Wilson, 47, was arrested in Lancaster, Calif. by cold case detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office with help from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office.
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