Additional arrests made in murder of 20 year old pregnant woman
Updated 3-17-17 @ 10:00 a.m.
On February 24th at 4:37 p.m., Baytown Police responded to the 1500 block of Tri City Beach
Road to a report of a deceased person found on the side of the road. Upon arrival, responding
officers discovered the body of 21 year old Rose Maria Hunt lying on the side of the road,
covered in a blanket. It would later be determined that Rose, who was also approximately 8
months pregnant, had suffered a single gunshot wound to the head. Evidence uncovered early in
the investigation led to the arrest of 20 year old David Galindo, who was subsequently charged
with Murder for the death of Rose.
As Homicide Detectives continued their investigation into the events that led up to the murder of
Rose, they uncovered evidence that Mr. Galindo had been paid $1500.00 to commit the murder
by 23 year old Derrick Metcalf, the suspected father of Rose’s unborn child. Detectives also
uncovered evidence that Mr. Galindo’s girlfriend, 18 year old Daizy Costello was present during
the negotiations and later, knowing what the plan was, took steps to further facilitate the murder.
On March 16
th, based on this information and other evidence obtained during this investigation,
detectives arrested both, Derrick Metcalf and Daizy Costello. Both were interviewed and have
confessed to their involvement in the murder. Charges of Capital Murder have been filed on
Derrick Metcalf and Daizy Costello through the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. In light
of these developments, the original charge of Murder that had been filed on M