Husband of missing Splendora woman charged with murder


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas – Murder charges have been filed against the husband of a missing woman  after he was arrested Saturday.

Orville Clay Russell, 70, has been charged with murder in the death of his wife Angela-Porter Russell.

Angela Porter-Russell was missing since Dec. 18. Her body was found off State Highway 105 east of Interstate 69 in Liberty County.

Porter-Russell was identified Monday at the Montgomery County Forensic Center, according to authorities. Officials say Porter-Russell's cause of death was gunshot wounds to the body.

Orville Russell is being held in lieu of $1 million bond.