Ethan Broad, 27, was arrested Friday after he allegedly admitted he killed Dystynee Avery in Moorehead, Minnesota
Broad allegedly admitted he ‘killed the 19-year-old girl, dismembered her body in his garage and disposed of the remains in garbage dumpsters’
Broad allegedly cut up the teenager’s body with a saw in his garage and then placed the body parts in garbage bags disposed of in dumpsters outside his apt
Avery was last seen in Moorhead on April 3 and friends reported her missing April 5. She was last known to be living with Broad
The relationship between Broad and Avery was not clear, and he claims she had moved in with him, but had recently removed her belongings from his home and disappeared
Broad is charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony after being
Broad is due back in court May 14. Bail was set at $1 million, without conditions
He faces up to 40 years in prison, if he is convicted
Ethan Broad, 27, [photo], says he killed the wispy teenage girl acting in self-defense. He further detailed how he dismembered her in his garage and disposed of the body parts in dumpsters outside his apt in Moorehead, Minnesota
After initial denials, Broad allegedly said he was acting in self-defense when he killed 19-year-old Dystynee Avery [photo], cut up her body with a saw, put the remains into garbage bags and dumped them near his apartment in south Moorhead
Cops searching Broad’s garage [photo], discovered the apparent butcher knife, a bloodied saw with what appeared to be human tissue inside the garage
Members of police forensics team cart away evidence from Broad’s garage
Several spots in Broad’s apartment appeared to be cleaned-up blood, the complaint said.
Although Broad admitted he had cleaned his apartment with bleach, still examination by the police forensics team revealed several locations with bloodstains on the carpet.