Mutilated Woman's Husband Stole Truck from Dealer: Police

Man now believed to be in a gold, 1991 two-door Ford Ranger pickup truck

Lewisville police have issued an arrest warrant for the husband of a woman whose body was found in the middle of a residential street after being mutilated with two chainsaws.

Maria Santos Corona's body was found in the street along the 1000 block of Shadow Wood Lane on Monday afternoon. Investigators are searching for her husband, Jose Fernando Corona, who is suspected of killing the woman.  Police now believe Corona to be driving a gold two-door 1991 Ford Ranger pickup truck with Texas license plate AA24004.

Following the woman's murder, investigators said Corona went to a car dealership and requested a test drive.  He never returned with the vehicle.

Initially, officers believed Corona was in a brown Toyota Sequoia with Texas license plate number 247-DVH.

The Tarrant County medical examiner is working to determine the woman's cause of death.  So far, investigators have not determined if the woman was alive or not at the time she was dismembered.

Police said Corona's six children are in a safe location while the investigation continues.

NBC DFW's Omar Villafranca and Jane Geelan-Sayres contributed to this report.

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