SAN ANTONIO – *Editor’s Word: This story accommodates grotesque particulars from an arrest affidavit that individuals could discover extraordinarily disturbing.
A day following the arrest of a suspect in connection to a grotesque slaying of a San Antonio lady, an arrest affidavit has revealed disturbing particulars surrounding her loss of life.
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar on Wednesday stated that Rafael Castillo, 26, was arrested on a homicide cost within the loss of life of Nicole Perry, whose physique was discovered on Nov. 19.
Her physique, which was wrapped inside a black trash bag, was discovered by a Public Works Division crew assigned to scrub up trash within the space close to the 9200 block of South W.W. White Street.
Investigators discovered a second trash bag close by that contained a small reward bag that was “tied in a peculiar method,” the affidavit states. These luggage contained torn items of a receipt for a gun that was reported stolen out of San Antonio.
Investigators stated the serial quantity on the receipt was checked, and Castillo was listed as a suspect in that theft case. The gun was described as 9mm and pink camouflaged.
Receipts on the scene led them to a home within the 300 block of W. Harlan Ave, the place they detained 10 folks on Nov. 21, not together with Castillo.
Whereas some witnesses didn’t reply to questioning, the affidavit states, a minimum of two acknowledged they overheard that Castillo killed Perry in entrance of her fiancé. The people have been launched after questioning, officers stated.
The girl’s fiance, who was later arrested for violation of his intercourse offender registration, informed authorities that he and Perry have been homeless and have been supplied a spot to remain on the home on Harlan.
He stated Perry “had misplaced her father” earlier within the 12 months “and was not the identical after,” which precipitated her to have frequent outbursts, the affidavit states.
He added the outbursts “rapidly started to harass Rafael.” In some unspecified time in the future, Castillo informed Perry to “shut up earlier than he shut her up,” investigators stated.
Castillo then allegedly tied up Perry with duct tape and threatened her fiance with a pink camouflaged gun and informed him to remain, in line with the doc.
Investigators stated Castillo dismembered her arms with a machete whereas she was nonetheless alive. He then took an ax and struck her within the head, in line with the affidavit.
The fiance informed authorities that he was “pressured to scrub up the scene underneath duress and he was scared for his life.”
One other man who lived in the home on Harlan acknowledged he walked right into a room to seek out the girl with an ax protruding of her head and Castillo standing over her whereas cleansing his arms, authorities stated. Castillo informed that man that he killed her as a result of she “disrespected” his identify, in line with the doc.
A witness stated they have been known as to the home to assist get rid of a “massive bundle,” which they later found was Perry’s physique. The witness stated they left the square-shaped bundle off W.W. White.
After they returned to the house, the identical man who walked in on the slaying gave the witness a crockpot, saying “you forgot these.” Contained in the crockpot, investigators say, have been human arms with painted fingernails.
The post-mortem revealed the girl had a deep lower to the top about 4 inches in size. Her physique had seen markings from being restrained right here arms had been severed.
Investigators are nonetheless looking for physique components.
Salazar stated Castillo was arrested in Brownsville, and BCSO will not be ruling out additional arrests.
Castillo was arrested with help from the Lone Star Fugitive Job Power, BCSO stated.
His bond was set at $500,000, reserving data present.
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