Tweet posts to student's account after her burning, dismembered body was found

Victim's Twitter account posted after death

DALLAS -- Video from a Denton bar shows Charles Bryant and Jacqueline Vandagriff leaving with each other the night of Tuesday, Sept. 13, according to Grapevine police.

In the hours surrounding that time, both made posts on social media which are now part of the investigation into Vandagriff's murder.

Two days before he met with Vandagriff at the bar, Bryant posted on Facebook that he was running on the Horseshoe Trail in Grapevine. The trail is just a short distance away from Acorn Woods Park where Vandagriff's dismembered and burning body was found on the morning of Sept. 14 -- the morning after the two were seen leaving the bar at about 11 p.m.

At 10:56 p.m. on the night the two met, Bryant posted on Facebook, "Teach you tricks that will blow your mind."

On Sept. 15, the day after Vandagriff's body was discovered in the park, he posted "Full moon, let's see what trouble I can get into."

Vandagriff's Twitter account also featured posts which could be carefully examined as part of the investigation. The first was made at 8:44 p.m., just two hours before she is said to have left the bar with Bryant. A tweet read "I'm glad I decided to get off tinder and waked (sic) into a bar."

A day after her body was found, a tweet from her account stated, "Never knew I could feel like this."

Grapevine police said they are aware of the post made to her account after her death and are investigating.

Vandagriff lived in Denton, Texas and was a junior studying nutrition at Texas Woman's University, the school confirmed. According to Facebook, she studied esthetics at Paul Mitchell and worked at Sambuca 360 at the Shops at Legacy in Plano.

Police say a trail of evidence, including cell phone data from Vandagriff’s phone, led them to Bryant, who they say is being cooperative in the investigation. Police couldn’t say if Vandagriff’s phone had been recovered, but said it had pinged off a cell phone tower near Bryant’s home.

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