Galveston police have made an arrest in connection to the deaths of Houston lesbian couple Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson. Earlier today, officers arrested James Larry Cosby (46), father to one of the victims, and charged him with two counts of tampering with evidence in connection to the investigation into the double homicides. He’s currently being held on a total of $500,000 bonds. Charges may be upgraded to capital murder.
The brutally beaten bodies of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson were found around 7:30 a.m. on March 7 near a dumpster outside of a Port Bolivar, TX convenience store. Vigils and online tributes have been emerging in honor of the victims throughout the week. Galveston Sherriff’s Department will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. local time. The investigation is ongoing and law enforcement is still searching for the victims’ vehicle, a silver 2006 Kia Sorento. If you have any details regarding the investigation, please call the Galveston Sheriff’s Office Tipline at 866-248-8477 or Galveston County Crimestoppers at 409-763-8477.