The woman, Cassie Carly37, was last seen on Sunday March 27 in a parking lot behind the Juana’s Pagodas restaurant in the Navarre Beach neighborhood of Pensacola Beach, Florida. corresponding the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. She should meet Markus Spanevelloher former boyfriend, at the restaurant, to exchange custody of their daughter.
Carli’s family received bizarre text messages from Carli’s phone after that scheduled exchange, according to local Mobile, Alabama news reports. CBS affiliate WKRG. The messages claimed Carli was having car and phone problems at the same time, but Spanevelo was offering to help with the alleged predicaments. Carli’s family immediately suspected that nefarious acts were afoot because Carli didn’t trust Spanevelo and hadn’t asked him for help, relatives told the TV station.
“I’m sorry, the car has moved,” it said in a text message to relatives. “Marcus is working on it. I’m staying with him tonight. He pays me money to do some things at his house.”
Corresponding previous reports by Law&Crime, law enforcement initially located Spanevelo and the couple’s 4-year-old daughter in Birmingham, Ala. Spanevelo reportedly worked in that state.
Child protection workers took care of the girl and later returned her to Carli’s family, Huntsville CBS affiliate WHNT reported.
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office later announced that Spanevelo was captured by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Lebanon, Tennessee. He was jailed in that jurisdiction for tampering with evidence, providing false information about a missing persons investigation and destroying evidence. prison records suspect he was booked into the Maury County, Tennessee jail at 11:09 p.m. on Friday, April 1, but Florida authorities did not announce his arrest until Saturday, April 2, according to the sheriff’s office from Wilson County.
Sheriff of Santa Rosa Bob Johnson said the only word Spanevelo uttered when he was arrested was “lawyer,” Law&Crime previously written down.
Birmingham, Alabama is four hours north of the Navarre Beach, Florida neighborhood where Carli was last seen. Lebanon, Tennessee is another three hours north of Birmingham; it is about 30 minutes due east of Nashville.
Shortly after Spanevelo was arrested, authorities found Carli dead in a shallow grave in a barn on a Springville, Alabama property associated with Spanevelo, Sheriff Johnson announced Sunday, March 3,
Citing comments from Johnson, FOX News reported that Carli’s “body appeared intact” and that “there were no obvious signs of trauma”.
He initially fought police attempts to bring him back to Florida.
“Not at this moment,” Spanevelo said at a previous hearing when asked if he would agree to being sent back to Florida without a trial, FOX News reported. “There are a few things that need to be resolved before I’m ready to go down this path.”
Either those plans have changed or the defendant has those “things” completed before the judge by 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning Bobby Sand.
A rudimentary Maury County, Tenn. court database lists Spanevelo as a “fugitive from justice” and has no future court dates other than that which took place on Wednesday April 13.
Florida prison records do not yet show Spanevelo as an inmate there; The sheriff told FOX News it was unclear exactly when the accused would be taken south.
According to an online court database, there is still no criminal record on file in Santa Rosa County, Fla., with Spanevelo’s name.
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https://lawandcrime.com/crime/man-accused-of-evidence-tampering-agrees-to-waive-extradition-to-florida-after-ex-girlfriend-turned-up-dead-in-shallow-grave/ Marcus Spanevelo will not be extradited in the Cassie Carli case