Jason Alan Thornburg, 41, was charged with capital omicidio of multiple persons, il dipartimento di polizia di Fort Worth.
Fort Worth firefighters had discovered the dismembered bodies on Wednesday while responding to a dumpster fire outside a local business, FOX4 Dallas-Fort Worth segnalato.
Investigators said one body appeared to be a child and another belonged to a teenage or adult female. Neither was immediately identified. The third body was identified as 42-year-old David Lueras.
No motive for the killings was immediately released.
Law enforcement officials confirmed to KXAS-TV that Thornburg was arrested at a Euless hotel on Monday and later confessed to the three murders. The officials said he also admitted to at least two other murders in North Texas and another state.
Thornburg has a prior conviction of evading arrest and was released on parole in 2020, secondo la stazione.
Police did not immediately release details on Thornburg’s arrest or say what led them to the suspect.
More information was expected to be released later Tuesday.