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Adam Curtis Williams (photo), 33, and Amanda Noverr have been arrested in connection with the death of the New Hampshire couple, James and Michelle Butler, who were buried on a beach in Texas

Two people arrested for the murders of the New Hampshire couple who were buried on Texas beach

  • James and Michelle Butler were found dead in Corpus Christi over the weekend
  • They were last heard on October 16, according to their relatives
  • Adam Williams, 33, and Amanda Noverr have been arrested in Mexico, police say
  • Williams was sought on charges of criminal theft after a surveillance photo showed him and Noverr the border to Mexico in the stolen RV of the couple
  • The Butlers had lived out of a camper and truck when they traveled through the country
  • They came from New Hampshire and headed south to sell Christmas trees
  • Their truck and camper were driven across the border with Mexico on October 20 and 21
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Two people were arrested for the death of a New Hampshire couple buried on a beach in South Texas.

Kleberg County Sheriff & # 39; s Office said Wednesday that Adam Curtis Williams and Amanda Noverr were caught in Mexico.

On Tuesday, the sheriff's office said Williams was being sought for charges of theft after they released a surveillance photo of him and Noverr crossing the border into Mexico in a stolen RV of victims James Butler, 48 and 46-year-old Michelle Butler.

Kleiff County Sheriff Richard Kirkpatrick said the authorities worked with the Mexican authorities to find the pair.

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Adam Curtis Williams (photo), 33, and Amanda Noverr have been arrested in connection with the death of the New Hampshire couple, James and Michelle Butler, who were buried on a beach in Texas

Adam Curtis Williams (photo), 33, and Amanda Noverr have been arrested in connection with the death of the New Hampshire couple, James and Michelle Butler, who were buried on a beach in Texas

James and Michelle Butler were found dead on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the weekend

James and Michelle Butler were found dead on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the weekend

Adam Williams

Adam Williams

James and Michelle Butler (left) were found dead on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the weekend. Police said Williams was arrested in Mexico. No other information has been released

The bodies were found last week in a shallow grave on Padre Island, near Corpus Christi.

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The Butlers were on their way to Florida to sell Christmas trees for the season when they suddenly stopped communicating with family on October 16.

During the weekend, two bodies found in a shallow beach grave in Corpus Christi, Texas, were confirmed as theirs.

The police did not share details about their injuries, but the couple had been dead for a few days or even weeks by the time they were found.

On Monday, the authorities released a still of surveillance images of Williams and Noverr who drove the Butlers' vehicle across the border to Mexico on October 21.

The police are investigating the possibility of the couple being killed in the trailer, although they have not proposed any possible motive.

The police are investigating the possibility that the couple (photo) in the trailer has been killed, although they have not yet proposed a possible motive
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The police are investigating the possibility that the couple (photo) in the trailer has been killed, although they have not yet proposed a possible motive

The police are investigating the possibility that the couple (photo) in the trailer has been killed, although they have not yet proposed a possible motive

The truck and camper of the couple they were living from were seen crossing the border to Mexico on October 20 and 21, five days after family and friends last heard about them.

The truck and camper of the couple they were living from were seen crossing the border to Mexico on October 20 and 21, five days after family and friends last heard about them.

The truck and camper of the couple they were living from were seen crossing the border to Mexico on October 20 and 21, five days after family and friends last heard about them.

The movements of the pair are shown in the map above. They left their home in New Hampshire in June

The movements of the pair are shown in the map above. They left their home in New Hampshire in June

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The movements of the pair are shown in the map above. They left their home in New Hampshire in June

James and Michelle were seasonal workers who traveled through the country and picked up work where they could.

They had recently worked on an oil rig.

They went south to Florida to escape the winter cold in New Hampshire and sell Christmas trees.

The couple kept family and friends informed of their whereabouts via Facebook messages.

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They were left destroyed by their death.

Their bodies were found in a shallow grave on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas

Their bodies were found in a shallow grave on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas

Their bodies were found in a shallow grave on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas

James and Michelle had been traveling to the US. They were seasonal workers and kept their family informed on Facebook

James and Michelle had been traveling to the US. They were seasonal workers and kept their family informed on Facebook

James and Michelle had been traveling to the US. They were seasonal workers and kept their family informed on Facebook

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