Former NFL star Kevin Ware Jr burned GF Taylor Pomaski's body after killing her by strangling
The remains of Pomaski, who was missing for seven months, were found in Harris County in December 2021
HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS: Months after a former NFL player was indicted for brutally murdering his girlfriend, new court documents have revealed that he burned his girlfriend's body after killing her. The latest chilling details in the Taylor Pomaski murder case came out during Kevin Ware Jr’s transfer to Houston’s Harris County jail to face charges in her murder, according to Click 2 Houston. A grand jury indicted the former NFL player for murder and tampering with evidence, specifically a corpse, in connection with the death of Pomaski.
Court documents filed on Wednesday, September 8, allege that Ware burned the body of his girlfriend after brutally killing her. The court documents also revealed that Ware murdered Pomaski by strangling, cutting, and beating her. As per the reports, Pomaski was last seen on April 25, 2021, fighting with Ware at a party they were hosting.
Taylor’s father revealed that Ware and Pomaski was dating each other for almost a year. The remains of Pomaski, who was missing for seven months, were found in Harris County in December 2021. The officials identified the corpse as Pomaski’s remains at the end of April 2021.
"We appreciate everyone who has come forward to provide evidence and aid in our investigation," Lacy Johnson, a chief prosecutor in the Major Offenders Division who was handling the case, said while indicting Ware. "Although this investigation has been going on since Taylor’s disappearance in 2021, the court process is just beginning, and we encourage anyone who has knowledge about what happened between Kevin and Taylor to come forward."
Ware was identified as the major suspect in Pomaski's disappearance during a bond violation hearing in June 2021. Ware was being jailed in Montgomery County, north of Houston, for unrelated drug and gun charges stemming from a 2019 arrest where he was allegedly busted with a loaded AK-47 and large amounts of cocaine and marijuana along with methamphetamine, states jail documents.
Ware is scheduled to make a court appearance on September 26. If found guilty of the charges, Ware will be facing a possible sentence of 15 years to life in prison. The one-time tight end had a brief career in the NFL nearly 20 years ago. After being part of a college football team at the University of Washington, Ware played the 2003 and 2004 NFL seasons with Washington and San Francisco, respectively. He only ever appeared in 16 total NFL games, according to Pro Football Reference.