Mara Garcia: Dismembered body of Covington woman found in car in Charlotte, N.C.

Boyfriend kiled her, himself, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The dismembered body of a Covington, Ky., woman was found in a car following an apparent murder-suicide, police said.

Mara Garcia, 36,  was found on Oct. 8 after Charlotte-Mecklenburg officers were called to investigate a strong smell coming from the vehicle, according to WSOC-TV.

The body was identified Monday.

Police said they found Lenin Noel Turcios Corea, 29, dead from an apparent suicide. Authorities identified Corea as a suspect in the Garcia’s murder.

Garcia and Corea were in a relationship and lived together, detectives said.

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