Remains of missing woman found buried at old San Angelo Speedway
SAN ANGELO, Texas - A bizarre murder mystery is unfolding in San Angelo.
The Tom Green Sheriff's Office found human remains around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday buried at the old San Angelo Speedway.
Tom Green County Sheriff David Jones said they believe the remains are that of 34-year-old Naomi Michelle Miller, who was reported missing in Dec. 2015, but had not been seen since 2005. GALLERY
Miller's husband, Robert, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder and theft of property. His bond was set at $501,000.
The remains were sent to the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification in Fort Worth for positive identification.
"Not knowing where a family member had been for the last 10-11 years, it's always good to have closure. At least to know what happened," Jones said.
Jones said Naomi Miller left after a "family fight" in 2005. He could not answer why relatives waited a decade to report her missing.
As to why they decided to search the speedway for the remains, Jones said they received a tip that Robert Miller leased the property in Jan. 2006 and operated it for a few years.
The Sheriff's Office excavated large sections, some as deep as six feet, before finding Miller's remains. Texas Search and Rescue, or TEXSAR, brought in cadaver dogs and other personnel to assist.
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