Police charge man with grisly murder of 24-year-old Texas student after discovering cryptic social media posts
Police have made an arrest in the horrific murder of a Texas Woman's University student.
Texas authorities arrested and charged 30-year-old Charles Dean Bryant near his home in Fort Worth on Monday.
Police made the arrest after seeing footage that shows 24-year-old Jacqueline Vandagriff leaving a bar with Bryant on September 13.
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Investigators say her body was discovered the next day partially dismembered and burned.
Bryant's posts to social media provided key clues in the investigation. Police say, Bryant posted to his Facebook page around the same time he left the bar with Vandagriff.
"Teach you tricks that will blow your mind," he wrote in the post.
A message was posted to her Twitter account that same night: "I'm glad I decided to get off tinder and [walked] to a bar."
Later, Bryant logged a jog on his page that took him right along the park where Vandagriff's body was found.
The day after Vandagriff's body was discovered by police, another cryptic tweet was sent from her account.
"Never knew I could feel like this," someone posted.
Police believe she may have only met Bryant for the first time that week.
The University of North Texas confirmed that Bryant was recently arrested for trespassing and for stalking another student at the university.
Bryant was charged with capital murder and being held on a million dollar bond. Police are still trying to determine a motive.