Additional Human Remains Found Likely Linked To Renton Woman

SEATTLE (AP) — Police say human remains found at a Seattle recycling center are believed to be connected to a woman who was slain and dismembered.

Seattle police say detectives are investigating after the remains were found Monday morning.

Sanitation workers found additional remains on Friday in a waste container in the same Seattle neighborhood where a homeowner found a head and other body parts on April 9.

John Charlton has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Ingrid Lyne, a 40-year-old mother of three, in her suburban Renton home.

Authorities say he dismembered the woman he recently started dating, then drove her head, an arm with a hand, a lower leg and a foot to Seattle.

Gordon Hill, Charlton’s public defender, has said no forensic evidence links Charlton to the crime.

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