A man from Houston who supposedly shot and killed his better half in December 2006, and on the keep running for over 10 years, was captured Tuesday in Nacajuca, Mexico.
A missing toe helped experts affirm 52-year-old William Joseph Greer’s character.
A murder warrant was issued for Greer in January 2007, and he was prosecuted for the murder in March of that year. He was added to the United States Marshals’ 15 most needed criminals list in 2016.
An abundance of up to $25,000 was likewise offered for data prompting Greer’s capture.
A joint operation by the U.S. Marshals Service, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, and Mexican experts helped the specialists find the most needed wrongdoer in the far-flung city in the southern Mexican province of Tabasco.
Greer, who was nicknamed “chameleon,” by the experts, has a missing toe on his correct foot — an extraordinary trademark that was generally pitched when he initially disappeared in 2006.
As per a report in Houston Chronicle, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Richard Hunter stated, “He’s been a chameleon for a long time.”
As per the New York Daily News, amid a question and answer session Wednesday, a U.S. Marshal stated, “As we approach the eleventh commemoration of Tammy’s murder, we trust that this capture brings Tammy’s friends and family some feeling of conclusion.”
Greer will be explored by the Harris County Homicide Division after his arrival to the U.S., detailed the NY Daily News.
In a discharge on the official site of the U.S. Marshals Service a year ago, Greer was portrayed as 5-foot-10 white male weighing roughly 220 pounds, with dark colored hair and green eyes.
His particular physical attributes included scars to his left side lower arm and left thigh, and a missing toe on his correct foot.
As indicated by a report in the CNN, Greer’s sweetheart Esquivel was filling in as an extraordinary artist when she met Greer at her work environment. Before moving in with Greer, she separated her better half.
The couple had a stormy relationship, and things reached a critical stage in December 2016, when police in Liberty County, Texas, were called to the scene of a pickup truck stopped in a discard.
They discovered Esquivel’s pink PDA in the vehicle. All of a sudden a raving Greer showed up at the scene wearing just a shirt, telling police it was his vehicle.
He continued forever about the amount he cherished Esquivel, her passing and a weapon that “just went off.”
Greer was reserved for open inebriation, however he made safeguard and promptly fled the state. Later Greer’s young children told specialists that they had caught Greer and Esquivel contending, trailed by gunfire.
Esquivel’s body has never been recuperated.