T22 County Judge Trey Duhn on Oct.
A Texas man admitted to authorities that he murdered and mutilated his wife. According to a news release from the Waller County Sheriff’s Office.
Jared James Dickus was arrested and charged Wednesday with first-degree murder. According to online court records.
The Waller County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call. About a possible death at a home in southeast Texas. About an hour outside of Houston, around 4:35 p.m. Wednesday.
Deputies found the body of a woman in a “small residential structure” located behind the home. And her family as 21-year-old Angie Diaz.
And later confessed to authorities that he had killed his wife.
In a Facebook post, Judge Duhon recalled marrying the young couple in October 2022.
“In my short time with them, they were a very nice young couple,” she wrote. “Like many of you, I am deeply saddened and shocked by the news of this tragic event. And my prayers are with all their families.”
Duhon said he took down a post announcing the marriage of Diaz. And Dikas that included a photo of him with the couple “primarily. Because of the sensitive nature of some of the comments made on the post.”
A GoFundMe started by Diaz’s uncle Irvan Orellana. To help with funeral expenses remembers. The victim as a “daughter, sister, niece and friend.”
“She was the light of our family and community. Always smiling and with a cheerful personality.
The Waller County Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office are investigating the murder.
The district attorney’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.