Rodolfo Montes Arellano, a 36-year-old man from Texas, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the murder of his ex-wife in 2016, after the woman was found with a rope tied around her neck, fastened to a concrete slab. 119 pounds, according to a report.
Arellano faces the death penalty, but will serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole, the Dallas Morning News reported.
The authorities initially thought that his wife, Elizabeth Arellano, 28, had committed suicide, but it was discovered that she drowned. Block remains were found inside his vehicle, Newsweek reported. A witness reported hearing screaming from the Interstate 820 bridge on April 16, 2016.
She planned to divorce.