COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Autopsies show the bodies of a man and a woman found buried beneath the concrete in the basement of a Columbus home were shot to death, according to a county coroner in Ohio’s capital city.
The Franklin County Coroner’s Office on Monday released autopsies identifying the victims as 48-year-old Tera Pennington and 52-year-old Henry Watson, both of Columbus. DNA was used to identify them.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man Says He's Experiencing Ringing In Ears After Getting COVID-19 Booster Shot
Their bodies were found in January by law enforcement officials. Watson and Pennington were reported missing on the same day in August 2018.
Autopsies show Pennington was shot once in the neck and Watson twice in the head. Their bodies were dismembered before being buried beneath the concrete.READ MORE: As Shopping Malls Lose Their Anchor Tenants, Casinos May Prove To Be A Perfect Substitute
Both had narcotics in their system when they were killed, according to autopsies.
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