Alleged killer Tyler Tessier, 32, charged with first degree murder in Laura Wallen’s slaying
Ordered held without bond after Thursday’s court appearance
School teacher Laura Wallen was murdered by her boyfriend. She was pregnant with his child
Expectant mother, Laura Wallen allegedly was executed by her two timing lover who turned around and shed crocodile tears around her family.
The pregnant Maryland high school teacher found in a shallow grave — and whose boyfriend has been charged with her death — was shot in the back of the head, police said.
Police are now hunting for the weapon they think was used to kill 31-year-old Laura Wallen, CBS affiliate WBZ reported Friday.
The high school social studies teacher was missing for more than a week by the time her body was discovered in Damascus, Maryland on Wednesday.
An official cause of death has not been released. The Maryland Chief Medical Examiner, which is conducting the autopsy on Wallen, declined to comment.
Tyler Tessier shot his pregnant girlfriend in the back of the head
Her boyfriend, Tyler Tessier, was charged with her death the Wednesday. He appeared in court Thursday where he was ordered held without bail.
Wallen a social studies teacher at Wilde Lake High School and Tessier, who were in an on-and-off relationship for seven years, were last seen together on Sept. 2, just three days before she was reported missing.
Four-month pregnant Wallen was missing for more than a week before being found dead in a shallow grave on a Damascus property in, Montgomery County, Wednesday.
The pair was last seen together captured on surveillance video at a grocery store near Wallen’s home on Sept. 2. She may have been killed the next day, the chief said.
Tyler Tessier, charged with first degree murder in Laura Wallen’s slaying, was ordered held without bond.