Ex-Husband ‘Tearfully’ Confesses To Strangling Houston Mom To Death: ‘There’d Been Some Tension’

The ex-husband of a mother of two who went missing just hours before Hurricane Harvey slammed into Houston has reportedly confessed to murdering her.

Realtor Crystal McDowell’s body was found in a wooded area of Chambers County, Texas on Saturday. Her 2013 black Mercedes Benz was found last Tuesday in a flooded motel parking lot. According to Inside Edition, her slain body was discovered in the area where she was supposed to pick up her two children, ages 5 and 8, from her ex-husband Steven McDowell, 44.

Now, the ex has allegedly revealed details about the killing in a tearful confession. According to the Baytown Sun, Steven led investigators to his ex-wife’s body. He had allegedly strangled Crystal in his home. Crystal had just recently started dating jewelry store owner, Paul Hargrave. She had spent the night at his home before going missing. Crystal’s last contact with anyone was

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