Just days after his daughter-in-law's killing, Randy Bevers drops a blood-stained shirt off at a dry cleaner's

By People Staff
Updated April 28, 2016 01:05 PM

The father-in-law of the Texas fitness instructor found dead on April 18 dropped off a shirt with apparent blood stains four days after the killing.

Terri “Missy” Bevers, 45, was found unresponsive at 5 a.m. on the floor of a Midlothian church. Surveillance footage of her alleged killer shows the suspect dressed in SWAT gear.

Bevers was supposed to teach a fitness class the morning of her killing. One of her students discovered and called 911. When the police arrived, they found broken glass and signs of a struggle, according to the police spokesperson.

On April 22, Randy Bevers, 64, dropped off a white XXL women’s long-sleeved shirt with apparent blood stains at the Dry Clean Super Center of Midlothian, according to the search warrant.

The search warrant states that “Randy Bevers told the clerk that the stains on the white shirt was ‘animal blood.'” The employee then called the police to support the suspicious activity.

The employee told investigators that the shirt looked as if it had been attempted to be cleaned before being dropped off, according to the search warrant.

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Marsha Tucker, Terri’s mother-in-law, believes the fitness instructor was targeted.

“They knew the time she would be there,” Tucker says. “She would put times out there on Facebook. They knew. I mean she did that for people that did her ‘boot camp’ and it was always out there.”

“They are reaching out far and wide,” said Brandon Bevers to Fox 4 News.

Brandon Bevers told reporters the blood was from a dogfight in which his father’s Chihuahua was killed. A Facebook post of the Chihuahua appears on the Brandon’s mother’s Facebook.

“It’s just a sign people are being diligent about the situation and responding to the police,” Brandon said.

By them doing this tells me that they’re being diligent and doing their job on any tiny little whatever that comes across is being looked at, ” said Randy Bevers. “And it should be.”