On Saturday, June 24, 2023, Plano Police Department was notified of a missing person who was last seen in the 7000 block of Bishop Road.
At approximately 7:28pm on Monday, June 26th, The Colony Police Department received a report of a deceased person located in the lake.
The body was located near a camping area in Hidden Cove Park, located on the east side of Lake Lewisville.
Park visitors noticed a female’s body along the shoreline. Authorities from Denton County also responded to assist with the investigation.
The deceased has been identified as the subject of Plano’s missing person investigation, a 32- year old female from Plano, TX. Her next of kin have been notified. The preliminary cause of death is currently undetermined by the medical examiner’s office.
On Wednesday, June 28, 2023, Plano Police detectives arrested Karlton Michael Dudley, a 37-year old male from Plano, Texas. He has been charged with Abuse of a Corpse and is being held at the Collin County Detention Center with a $500,000 bond amount.
Based on the investigation there is no indication of any threat to the community at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Plano Police Department at (972) 941-2148.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Crimes Against Persons Unit and The Colony Police Department.