On Saturday, Feb. 19, Houston police and fire departments responded to an apartment fire that was intentionally set at 8600 S. Course Drive, police say. At the scene, officers reportedly found Henry David Cossette. According to police, Cossette admitted to killing Goodwin and leaving her body in the 1800 block of Fellows Road.
Police say remains were found at the location Cossette indicated, and detectives believe they belong to Goodwin, but they have yet to be positively identified. She was reportedly strangled to death, and Cossette allegedly set the apartment on fire in a suicide attempt.
According to police, Cossette was charged with murder, arson, and tampering/fabricating evidence. KPRC-TV reports that Cossette’s bond was set at $1.2 million.