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UPDATE: Couple believed to be linked with death of New Hampshire couple arrested



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UPDATE: Two suspects were arrested in Mexico after surveillance video captured the two driving in the Butlers’ stolen vehicle.

Sources with KZTV say 33-year-old Adam Curtis Williams was arrested Wednesday and transported to Kleberg County later that night.

The second suspect, Amanda Noverr, is expected to be transported to Kleberg County sometime Thursday afternoon.

Reports say the surveillance video was captured October 21, two days before James and Michell Butler were reported missing.

The couple’s truck was captured on camera crossing the U.S./Mexico border at Eagle Pass/Piedra Negras.

Officials released a photo of the driver and passenger, later identifying them as Williams and Noverr.

Williams is being Charged with Felony Theft and is expected to make a court appearance Friday morning.

Sources with USAToday report his bond has been set at $1 million.

Noverr was originally a person of interest in this case, says KZTV, but is now being Charged with Felony Theft as well.

Her bond will also be set at $1 million.

KZTV also confirmed Noverr’s child was with the two.

USAToday reports the child will be brought back to the U.S. with Noverr.

Officials would not say if Williams and Noverr are suspects in the Butlers murder.

Texas Breaking News will update you once more information is available.

KLEBERG COUNTY, Texas A New Hampshire couple that was reported missing in October has been confirmed dead by Kleberg County law enforcement.

48-year-old James Lawrence Butler III and 46-year-old Michell Elaine Butler were reported missing by friends and family on October 23 of this year.

According to a media release from the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office, the couple were last known to have set up their truck and RV trailer near Beach Marker 263 on South Padre Island on or about Tuesday, October 15.

A friend of the couple told officials they had last contacted the Butlers on October 16.

On Sunday, October 27 a Kleberg County Deputy discovered what appeared to be human remains near Beach Marker 263.

Sources say the site was secured and protected due to night fall approaching.

Several law enforcement officers reportedly arrived at the site the next morning and began investigating.

The team recovered the remains of two individuals, one male and one female.

The bodies were transported to the Nueces Medical Examiner’s Office where autopsies were conducted per the orders of the Justice of Peace Precinct 4, Kleberg County, Cheque DelaPaz.

The death of the two individuals was ruled as a homicide following the autopsies.

Reports say the bodies were positively identified as James and Michell.

The Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office notified the family of the decedents on Monday, October 28.

This is an ongoing investigation and Texas Breaking News will update you when more information is available.

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