Couple Arrested for Killing 65-Year-Old Mother and Stuffing Body in Crawl Space

Late last month, 65-year-old Laurinda Mae Hughes was found dead in the crawl space of her Tacoma, Washington home. Her body was wrapped in a sheet with a bullet hole in it. The following day, police issued a warrant for the arrest of her son and his wife, Thomas Al Bienville, 39, and Austa Marie Bienville, 31.

The couple had been on the run and apparently made it all the way across the country. Tacoma police received a tip the pair would be at a Miami Greyhound station Sunday morning. So Miami-Dade Police checked out every bus station in town and caught the couple.

The suspects are in custody in Miami while police in Washington decide the best way to bring them back. [News Tribune]

  • Police are searching for three men who pulled off an armed robbery in a Miami Gardens post office. They took money from the cash register and customers. They also snatched a customer's keys and fled in the stolen car. [WSVN]
  • Temperatures in Miami hit record highs this past Saturday and Sunday. Oy, we are not ready to face the heat yet. Is it too late to go back to the 40-degree weather we all complained about a few months ago? Seems nice now, doesn't it? [CBS4]
  • Two divers who got stranded off Key Biscayne have been rescued. [WSVN]
  • The cigarette club killer faced a judge for the first time. [WSVN]

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Kyle Munzenrieder