James and Michelle Butler

BREAKING: Second person in custody after grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]

A woman wanted for questioning in connection with the deaths of a New Hampshire couple has reportedly been captured.

According to the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office in Texas, authorities captured both Adam Curtis Williams and Amanda Noverr in Mexico, KSAT San Antonio reports. Curtis was wanted on felony theft charges. Noverr is considered a person of interest at this time.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office released a security footage photo Monday morning, in connection with the deaths of 48-year-old James Butler and his wife, 46-year-old Michelle Butler, both of New Hampshire.

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Police found the bodies of both James and Michelle on October 27, buried in a shallow grave at Padre Island beach, between Mile Markers 263 and 264, in an area known as “the bowl.” James was reportedly found buried underneath his wife.

Officials say they are both from the Salt Lake City, Utah area and they are not sure why they were in this…

Posted by Steven Rex Gabriel on Tuesday, November 5, 2019


During a Tuesday afternoon press conference, police identified Curtis as the driver of the couple’s stolen truck. A female passenger in the truck has been identified as Amanda Noverr. An active warrant was taken out for Williams for felony theft.

The Butler couple’s 2018 Silver Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck, which was towing their white Cedar Creek RV, was spotted crossing the Mexico border on October 21. Security footage captured Williams in the driver’s seat and Noverr in the passenger seat.

KRIS News reports that the victim’s family said Williams was arrested in Jalisco.

Meanwhile, three cats that belonged to the Butler couple are missing. Family members are asking the public to be on the lookout for them. The cats were last seen at Padre Balli Park, shortly before the victims disappeared.

Posted by Finding Michelle & James Butler on Wednesday, November 6, 2019


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[Feature Photo: James and Michelle Butler/Handout]