ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Police in North Carolina have made an arrest in the search for a former “Food Network Star” contestant and her husband.
On Monday night, deputies searched a property about a half-mile from the couple’s home. Early Tuesday, deputies told WHNS Robert Jason Owens had been charged with first-degree murder, breaking and entering and other charges.
Owens was also charged with the murder of an unborn child. Cristie Codd was five months pregnant, a friend told WHNS.
Joseph worked as a key grip on Hollywood films and Cristie provided catering services on film sets. The couple was often gone for several months at a time, a friend told WHNS.