The Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office in Texas said Friday that bodies found earlier this week were identified as James and Michelle Butler, NBC Boston reported. The Nueces County medical examiner in Corpus Christi, Texas, has ruled the deaths homicides.
The couple from Rumney, New Hampshire, had set up camp with their truck and RV trailer on Padre Island, near Corpus Christi, during the week of Oct. 15.
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Their relatives filed a missing persons report about a week later, on Oct. 23, after not hearing from them, according to NBC Boston.