Colin Patrick Dudley was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after his pregnant ex-girlfriend Kassandra Cantrell was found dead in 2020. Here is what you need to learn about the case.
Dudley is the ex-boyfriend of murdered pregnant woman Kassandra Cantrell. The victim vanished on the morning of August 25, 2020, in the first trimester of her pregnancy.
The body of a pregnant Washington woman was later discovered over a steep hillside. Colin, who was thought to be the father of her unborn child, was charged with her disappearance and murder.
Where Is Colin Patrick Dudley Now? Kassandra Cantrell Boyfriend Charged With Murder
According to online jail records, Dudley is accused of first-degree murder and is currently held at the Pierce County Jail. Years ago, they dated but ultimately split up. As per the reports, they later began to socialize as friends.
A SWAT team and the Pierce County Sheriff's Office arrested him on suspicion of murder on September 23, 2020. Two days later, her family did her missing report on August 25.
According to The News Tribune, detectives had narrowed in on him as a suspect almost immediately after discovering surveillance footage of the ex-boyfriend entering a parking garage in her car and leaving it in a truck.
Kassandra Cantrell's abandoned car was found in the garage. When questioned, Dudley claimed he hadn't seen her in a long time; however, investigators claimed that GPS data from his truck helped them locate Cantrell's body.
The Daily Mail claims that Dudley also lied to investigators about his interactions with Cantrell.
It has been claimed that phone records have shown this to be untrue and that ex-boyfriend Dudley is the biological father of Kassandra Cantrell's unborn child, who is missing.
According to reports, Kassandra Cantrell, who was previously reported missing, had informed her family that her ex-partner Dudley was the father of her unborn child.
Moreover, Cantrell was reported missing after she missed her appointment for a sonogram while still very early in her pregnancy.
The woman reportedly had already bought baby clothes and was "over the moon" about the impending birth.
As reported by KIRO in Seattle, Cantrell's remains were reportedly discovered wrapped up on the cliffside where she was dumped.
Colin Patrick Dudley Age
When Colin Patrick Dudley, a Tacoma resident, was detained in connection with Kassandra's murder, he was 37 years old.
While the victim, Patrick's ex-girlfriend Kassandra, was 33 when she was murdered.
Colin Patrick Dudley Verdict
Colin Patrick was charged with murder in the first degree. According to jail records, he was held in the Pierce County Jail on $2 million bail.
The update of Dudley's verdict is uncertain, and it's also unclear if he hired a lawyer to represent him.