45-year-old Mary Stella Gomez-Mullet had been missing since February 18 and was reported missing on February 20, Boynton Beach Police said on Friday, March 5. Boynton Beach Police revealed human remains were discovered at 152 S.E. 28th Court.
Hours afterward at 11:06 p.m. on Friday night, authorities announced that Gomez-Mullet’s husband, age 66 Boynton Beach homeowner Roberto Colon, was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Gomez-Mullet. Colon was additionally charged with just harmless marijuana possession.
During a search of Colon’s backyard on Friday, detectives discovered human remains that were identified as Gomez-Mullet’s bodily remains, according to WPTV.
A potential cause affidavit reveals a 911 caller reported Gomez-Mullet missing after the caller had not seen Gomez-Mullet since mid-day on February 18, after she headed over to Colon’s home.
According to the sworn statement, Colon informed detectives he got into an argument with Gomez-Mullet and also “terminated her from her employment.”
He claimed he married her “after meeting her as part of a deal that she would take care of his mother in exchange for U.S. citizenship through the marriage.” Colon had actually implicated Gomez-Mullet in defrauding his mother out of thousands of dollars.
On February 23, Gomez-Mullet’s bloody handbag was discovered under a mile away from Colon’s residence. Colon informed police officers Gomez-Mullet had actually bumped into a wall surface.
Detectives located numerous red markings that were later verified to be blood, on the front door of Colon’s house. Colon told investigators the blood originated from a cut he obtained doing work on his home. Blood was later discovered in a garage, Colon stated one of his pet dogs had actually passed away there about 5 years earlier, as well as additionally claiming he had buried about 6 of his pets in the backyard. The blood was later verified to be human.
Palm Beach County court documents reveal that a marital relationship certification for the couple had been issued in January.
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