In mid-November, Keysha Preston contacted Houston police with a disturbing allegation: A toddler in her household had confided to her about being touched inappropriately by Keysha’s estranged husband, and Keysha herself later witnessed some inappropriate touching.
9 days later, the 41-year-old mom was lifeless, and police say her husband, Sean Dacko Preston, is accountable.
Preston was arrested Friday by Houston police and charged with homicide. Whereas Keysha’s physique has not been discovered, police imagine he killed her at a motel on Nov. 24 earlier than dismembering her, stuffing her physique in duffel luggage and probably utilizing acid to destroy her stays, in line with courtroom paperwork obtained by the Houston Chronicle.
Whereas a police search warrant associated to Keysha’s alleged homicide don’t point out the sexual assault case, she is talked about in police paperwork in each instances—within the latter as a witness and the previous as a sufferer.
When she reported the alleged molestation to police, Keysha informed officers that she believed the kid was “embellishing” at first, till she noticed the abuse firsthand by Preston, who she was within the strategy of divorcing.
Police interviewed Preston and he denied the accusation, saying that his spouse preferred to “name in false CPS reviews in hopes to cease the divorce.”
However 5 days later, on Nov. 29, one among Kyesha’s sons reported her lacking after he stated he acquired a chilling name from somebody alleging that Preston had confessed to her homicide.
The caller, who isn’t recognized within the courtroom paperwork, later spoke to police and stated that Preston had requested him for “muriatic acid” and a “throw down car”—which the particular person declined to supply.
Police imagine Preston killed his spouse on the day Thanksgiving “by unknown method and means.” CCTV footage obtained by police allegedly confirmed Preston coming into a room at Motel King with a lady, later recognized by Keysha’s mom as Keysha, on Nov. 24.
Preston was later seen leaving alone with luggage that seem heavy, struggling to load them into his automobile. Investigators stated he later returned with the luggage showing lighter in weight. The girl was by no means seen leaving the room.
“He had a troublesome time getting the suitcase or duffle bag on wheels down the steps and had to make use of each arms to raise it into the trunk of the automobile,” the search warrant stated.
The one that Preston had requested to supply acid informed police that Preston phoned him once more that day, this time from a reservoir.
He met up with Preston, who had scratches on his face and stated that his spouse was “not an issue,” the caller informed police, in line with search warrant obtained by the Houston Chronicle.
“Should you don’t need to find yourself like Keysha then preserve your mouth shut,” he allegedly informed the particular person, in line with the search warrant.