Ex-husband charged in murder of Crystal McDowell; Chambers County sheriff comments
Detectives discovered the body of missing Baytown woman Crystal McDowell two weeks after her disappearance. The Chambers County Sheriff's Office says her ex-husband Steven McDowell, 44, is charged with murder. Crystal McDowell, 37, was a realtor and mother of two children — ages 5 and 8.
"This case was about trying to bring Crystal McDowell home, and we've made that happen and we've been able to charge who caused the disappearance, so I'm very proud of my team," Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said. "I'm very proud of everybody that worked so hard for the last two weeks on this case."
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