Andreen McDonald

Young mother’s remains found more than four months after her disappearance; Air Force major husband faces murder charge: Cops

Authorities in Texas say the remains of a woman missing for more than four months have been found as her husband faces criminal charges related to her disappearance.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, U.S. Air Force Major Andre McDonald, 40, was arrested on charges that he destroyed evidence of his previous purchases — including items like an ax and shovel — shortly before 29-year-old Andreen McDonald was last seen alive in late February.

According to Fox News, those charges were upgraded on Saturday to include murder. That count was added two days after police say the victim’s remains was found in an area a short distance to the east of Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis.

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According to Andreen’s mother, however, what officials recovered was “just a couple of bones,” adding that her daughter “didn’t deserve that.”

Hyacinth Smith further claimed that the suspect had been known to have a short fuse, but believed the couple would always eventually make up and move on.

“I don’t know what got into him this [time], but it must be the devil. I don’t know,” the grieving mother said.

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[Featured image: Andreen McDonald/Bexar County Sheriff’s Office]