The woman who was deeded the home of murder suspect Joseph James
Pappas II had been in contact with him in the days before he
disappeared, according to The News-Herald, a northern Ohio newspaper.
Jeanette Spencer, of Painesville, Ohio, was
notified by mail on July 23 that Pappas had deeded his home in Houston’s
Westbury neighborhood to her, The News-Herald reported. Pappas is
reportedly a family friend who has known Spencer for 25 years.
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The deed transfer was notarized on July 19, one day before Pappas is accused of killing Mark Hausknecht while he was biking in the Texas Medical Center.