The Man Who Murdered One Of His Wife’s Bridesmaids And Then Lived A Normal Life For 26 Years
On January 14, 1995 schoolteacher Mary Catherine Edwards didn’t reply her telephone. When her dad and mom lastly went to her house to see why she wasn’t answering, they found Mary’s physique in her rest room. The 31-year-old Beaumont, Texas resident had been sexually assaulted and murdered. She had been drowned in her bathtub with her hands in handcuffs behind her back. There was no signal of compelled entry, so investigators at all times felt the crime was perpetrated by somebody Mary would have willingly let into her house.
For 26 years her homicide remained unsolved.
Till the DNA proof from Mary Edwards’ sexual assault was matched to a suspect utilizing a family tree web site.
In Could 2021, a 61-year-old Ohio man named Clayton Bernard Foreman was arrested and charged with Mary Edwards’ rape and homicide. Mary Edwards was a highschool classmate of Clayton Foreman. She was associates with the lady he married and was a bridesmaid at his (first) wedding ceremony.
Only one month after investigators began engaged on discovering a match for the DNA from the sexual assault on family tree web sites, they have been in a position to hint distant family of the DNA to Foreman. They acquired Foreman’s DNA by collecting his trash and going by it. I hope this implies each different one who has dedicated a brutal crime and gotten away with it’s shitting their pants proper now. Over 30 people who were distant relatives of Foreman volunteered DNA samples to assist police catch him.
Foreman has a earlier rape cost from 1981 when he raped one other one among his highschool classmates. In that case, police say:
He got here throughout a stranded lady at a fuel station. It was raining and her automobile was caught. He provided the sufferer a trip house. The PC signifies in an effort to make her really feel protected with him, he lied and advised her he was a police officer prepared to offer her a trip house. As soon as within the automobile, they drove away. He stopped the automobile, sure her fingers behind her again with a belt, and held a knife to her throat after which sexually assaulted her.
He pled responsible to that rape and was sentenced to probation.
As of 2018, Foreman was energetic with organizing reunions for his highschool classmates and he attended a reunion that 12 months.
His classmates say, “he was a considerate individual and nobody would have anticipated that he’d be charged with Edwards’ homicide.”
Foreman is in custody however police consider he has extra victims on the market.