A missing persons case could soon turn into a gruesome murder investigation in Northwest Harris County...
All week forensic investigators have been at the home of 44 year old Wende Marshall.
She disappeared back on October 30th her home located in the 11000 of Fleur Drive in Bonaire subdivision.
However, neighbors say the day she disappeared someone was using her fireplace and there was a foul odor in the air.
Rosemary Wallace is a neighbor.
She says she talked with Harris County detectives and they said, "from my understanding he actually chopped her up and then he put her in the fireplace."
Marshall also lived in the house with her boyfriend.
Investigators say they have interviewed him but he has not been arrested.
Harris County detectives also refused speculate if Marshall was dismembered and burned in the fireplace.