More details released in the murder of Breanna Wood

Posted at 8:31 PM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 21:31:58-05

Action 10 has learned more details in the murder of Breanna Wood. 

Wood had been missing for several months before the case came to a devastating end.

An arrest affidavit has revealed some disturbing details about what allegedly happened in the murder of Breanna Wood. 

Detectives have arrested and charged 26-year-old Joseph Tejeda in the murder of Wood. 

According to an arrest report, it was Tejeda’s cellmate who passed along the information about his involvement in the murder. 

Wood’s mother had last heard from Breanna on October 11, 2016. 

According to an arrest report, Wood was believed to be murdered sometime between October 11th and October 15th.  

 Police say that last week, an inmate claimed he was paid $500 to dispose of her body. 

The Sheriff says that inmate led detectives to a property South of Bluntzer where her remains were found. 

According to the arrest report, Wood’s body was found wrapped in plastic in a box measuring 18 X 18 X 24 inches, that was covered with a white sheet.  

Monday, police charged 26-year-old Joseph Tejeda with Wood’s murder. 

The arrest report states that Tejeda’s cellmate came forward with information provided to detectives. 

According to the report, the inmate claims Tejeda told him he shot Wood in the back of her head, broke both her arms, and abused her corpse after she was dead. 

The report also states that the inmate claims Tejeda told him the body would never be found. 

No motive is stated within the arrest report. 

Tejeda was served the murder warrant while he was in the Nueces County Jail, where he was already being held on an unrelated charge. 

He’s now charged with murder and his bond has been set at $1,000,000.