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    TX - Harris Co., Human remains in burlap sack, Jul'95 - Ruth Weibel

    There was a batch of Doe's identified on DoeNetwork on 10/8/2014, including this one.

    I couldn't find a thread on here for her so I started one a little late.

    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/188uftx.html

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    I did a half-hearted search for her and came up with this:

    http://www.texasmarriagerecords.org/...uth-dodge.html

    At the time, Douglas was thirty-nine years old and Earlene was thirty. If they're both still alive, Douglas is now seventy-nine and Earlene is seventy. And if they're still together, they will have been happily married for forty years.


    That seemed too ironic of a link to ignore. It's creepy reading that little word of encouragement.

    http://z10.invisionfree.com/usedtobe...howtopic=27010
    Husband confesses to killing wife in '95
    By STEVE BREWER
    The Houston Chronicle
    June 20, 2000

    Detectives say nobody missed Ruth Emily Weibel until her sickly 70-year-old husband thought he was facing death and decided to confess to her 1995 slaying.

    Now, the unidentified remains found five years ago in a burlap sack have a name, and the Harris County Sheriff's Department "cold case squad" has made another arrest for an all but forgotten killing.

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    Another thing...

    Why in the Hell was she "Identified" just now???

    The news story from the other site that I quoted talks about the "identification" of the bones and it was from 2000.

    Were they waiting for DNA or something?
    Or was DoeNet just super-late in getting the news?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bflocket View Post
    Another thing...

    Why in the Hell was she "Identified" just now???

    The news story from the other site that I quoted talks about the "identification" of the bones and it was from 2000.

    Were they waiting for DNA or something?
    Or was DoeNet just super-late in getting the news?
    DN mentioned that it was a "tentative" ID on her profile. It is possible that LE was still looking for next of kin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by outofthedark View Post
    DN mentioned that it was a "tentative" ID on her profile. It is possible that LE was still looking for next of kin.
    I think it has said that for a while. The husband confessed to killing her and described the remains. That's what I don't understand, them not considering her identified back in 2000.



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