A Florida man is being held without bond on charges that he killed his wife shortly before their first wedding anniversary, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said.
Timothy Allen Upthegrove, 53, was arrested on Christmas Eve after police found what they believed to be his wife’s remains in the woods. Police found the body based on information they obtained through interviews with Upthegrove, they claimed.
Upthegrove and his wife, Lori Lynn Upthegrove, 51, married on Christmas Eve the previous year, Florida Today reported. Prior to the Sunday discovery, police had been treating Lori’s disappearance on December 19 as a missing persons case.
Detectives now believe that Upthegrove had spent the night of Lori’s disappearance driving his wife’s car and smoking crack, Florida Today reported. When he returned home, he and his wife got into an argument about his drug use, police claim. At one point, Lori told her husband that she