Authorities identified the body found during a search in the Houston area in December as belonging to former NFL player Kevinware’s missing girlfriend Taylor Pomaski.
The ID was created by the Harris County Forensic Institute, said Thomas Gililand, senior deputy deputy officer of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, by email.
“The investigation is still open and active, and murder investigators are enthusiastic about ending the case,” Gililand said.
According to the sheriff’s office, 29-year-old Pomaski was last seen at a party at his home in Spring, Texas, on April 25, 2021. Her disappearance was said to be suspicious.
The body was found on December 10 in a location in northern Harris County identified during the investigation, said then sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
The San Francisco 49ers’ former tight end garment Asked about her disappearance Authorities said in June. The sheriff’s office has not nominated suspects or officials.
According to prisoners’ records, the former player has been in Montgomery County Jail north of Houston for 10 months. His residence is in the nearby spring.
According to an NBC affiliate, he was released on bail without bail for violating bail conditions in a case charged with drugs and weapons unrelated to his disappearance. KPRC Of Houston.
A Montgomery county prosecutor described the athlete as a suspect in the Pomaski case in a June court motion to revoke his bond, but the chief investigator in the Harris county case made the designation. Not used.
In December, Ware lawyer Coby DuBose told KPRC, “This is the first time this allegation has been suggested that he is a suspect.”
“He was supportive,” the lawyer said at the time. “He told the police everything he knew, and he took them to his house.”
DuBose did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Saturday.