Carrollton, Texas (AP) _ An affidavit released today by Carrollton police says a security video shows a man dragging a body from a car and starting a fire. A murder warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Ernesto Reyes of Denton.
He's believed to have been seen early tuesday with 19-year-old University of North Texas sophomore Melanie Goodwin at a Denton convenience store. Goodwin's burned body was discovered hours later near an office in Carrollton.
Now, police say security video at that complex shows a man hauling a body from a car and setting a fire. That video has not been released. A medical examiner says Goodwin died of blunt force trauma.
Reyes had been photographed by security cameras at the convenience store. That tape has been released to the media. Police say a clerk says Reyes asked Goodwin for a ride. The Arlington teen's car was found yesterday in Denton.