Person of interest located in death of the mail carrier in San Jacinto County

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Officials with the San Jacinto County Sheriff's Office say they've located a person of interest in connection to the death of a mail carrier.

James Wayne Ham, 37, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for assault.

Marie Youngblood's remains were found inside her burned vehicle on Friday.

Investigators say Ham lives on Youngblood's mail route and lives near where Youngblood's burning vehicle was found. His home was surrounded with crime scene tape yesterday.

We are gathering more information and will update you on Eyewitness News and abc13.com as additional details become available.

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