If found guilty, the former football star could face a sentence ranging from 15 years to life in prison.
Former NFL player Kevin Ware was charged this Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend, Taylor Pomaski, as well as of having tampered with evidence by hiding her body, which was found in December of last year in the state of Texas (USA), communicated the office Harris County Texas District Attorney. From now on, the judicial process is open in which it must be determined if, finally, he is convicted of murdering his partner.
“Prosecutors presented the evidence to a Harris County grand jury, which determined there was sufficient evidence for criminal charges”, declared prosecutor Kim Ogg, who assured that she will continue with “the evidence wherever” she takes it and that she will apply “the law equally to everyone.”
For her part, Lacy Johnson, chief prosecutor of the Major Offenders Division, which is in charge of the case, commented that “although this investigation has been ongoing since Taylor’s disappearance, in 2021, the judicial process has barely begun and we encourage the presentation of any person who has knowledge about what happened between Kevin and Taylor”.
In case found guilty, the former American football star could face a sentence that can range from 15 years to life in prison. Currently, Kevin Ware is incarcerated in a prison in Montgomery County Texas on charges of illegal possession of drugs and firearms.
Taylor Pomaski, 29, was seen by last time at a party at her home in the city of Spring, in the same state of Texas, on April 25, 2021. Witnesses detailed that Pomaski and her boyfriend, Kevin Ware, had a violent fight before she disappeared.
In December 2021, during a search related to the investigation of Pomaski’s disappearance, the Police found, in northern Harris County, the remains of a person. At the time, authorities reported that the identity of the body could not be established, but investigators believed it could be Pomaski. However, last May, Harris County Sheriff’s spokesman Thomas Gilliland announced that “The Institute of Forensic Sciences determined that the remains are those of Taylor Pomaski.”