Who is Jared Dicus? Texas man admits to killing newlywed wife Anggy Diaz, 21, found decapitated at home
The woman was identified as Anggy Diaz, Jared James Dicus' 21-year-old wife. According to Sheriff Troy Guidry, the decapitated body of the young Hispanic woman was found in the home. "It was a portion of a body, dismembered, and a residence that was covered in blood - a gruesome scene, at best," he told reporters. Dicus was charged with murder after his wife was found decapitated inside their Waller County home.
Jared Dicus, 21, confessed to killing his wife when questioned by investigators. The couple had only been married for less than four months.
A knife is believed to be the murder weapon. It was found with Diaz's decapitated head at the home. The couple was living in a cottage behind Dicus's parents' house in a rural area northwest of Houston. Dicus's parents told the deputies their son came inside their home made statement that caused them to check the cottage. The parents found Diaz's body and called the police at around 4.45 pm.
"That's the world we live in today, it's a gruesome scene. Both sides of these families will be altered by it." Guidry said. Diaz was believed to be dead since around 11.00 pm the night before her body was found. The 21-year-old is from is a Nicaraguan citizen.
The law enforcement said there have been pior incidents concerning the couple. 'There have been prior calls, disturbance-wise, but nothing to this effect, to this level of violence,' Guidry told reporters.
The Waller County District Attorney’s Office released the following statement regarding the incident, “We have been working all night and today with investigators of the Waller County Sheriff’s Office to seek justice in this tragic case. Right now we are refraining from commenting about potential charges as evidence is still being gathered.”
Dicus is also known in Montgomery County. He was arrested on Melton Street for DWI on 20 November 2022.