Driver questioned in Texas after body was found in his truck cab

| 8/20/2008

A truck driver was taken into custody and questioned late Tuesday, Aug. 19, after Houston-area sheriff’s deputies found a woman’s body in his truck cab.

The driver was at a bar and allegedly told another patron there that he had a dead woman’s body in his sleeper, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday.

Law enforcement was called and when sheriff’s deputies arrived they arrested the driver, who was then exiting his rig.

While being questioned, the driver reportedly admitted to driving from Houston to northeast Texas and back to Houston with the woman’s body in his cab.

The 31-year-old driver is expected to be charged, and the woman’s death appears to be a homicide, a deputy told the Chronicle on Wednesday.