Air Force major charged with murder in death of Texas wife

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force major based in San Antonio has been charged with murder after authorities found the remains of his wife whom he reported missing in March.

Andre McDonald, 40, is being held Monday at the Bexar County jail. Bail is set at $2,000,00.

Sheriff’s officials said they found the body of Andreen McDonald, 29, on Thursday east of Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis.

McDonald reported his wife missing March 1 and was indicted on a charge of tampering with or fabricating evidence after authorities determined he bought a shovel, an ax, gasoline and a “burn barrel” a day later.

Court records show investigators also found blood and hair in the couple’s bathroom.

Jail records do not list an attorney who could speak on McDonald’s behalf.

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