New Braunfels man indicted in strangulation murder of girlfriend

New Braunfels man indicted in strangulation murder of girlfriend

Mourners left flowers at Melissa Eason's home in the 200 block of East Merriweather Street where she was found strangled to death on January 1, 2013.

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by KENS5.com

kvue.com

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 10 at 12:32 PM

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas -- A 27-year-old man accused of killing a New Braunfels woman three months ago has been formally charged.

Nathaniel Fox has been indicted on murder charges.

The body of 27-year-old Melissa Eason was found inside her home New Year's Day. An autopsy revealed she had been strangled. Police said Eason was Fox's girlfriend.

Fox was arrested at a pool hall across the street from the New Braunfels Police Department on Jan. 4.

If Fox is convicted, he faces up to 99 years in prison.

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