Police say a Houston-area woman has been arrested in Louisiana and accused of shooting her boyfriend and using a machete to dismember him and dump the body parts in Texas.
Baytown police say 30-year-old Cierra Sutton of Baytown was being held Monday on a murder charge. Jefferson Parish sheriff's online records show Sutton was held without bond in Harvey, Louisiana.
Police say Sutton is charged with killing 32-year-old Steven Coleman. Court records indicate authorities believe Coleman was shot and dismembered in mid-August at a Baytown apartment after the couple argued and he fell asleep.
Sutton later reported Coleman missing.
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Police say formal identification was pending on male body parts, similar to Coleman, later found in a Baytown landfill.
Online jail records don't list an attorney to speak for Sutton.