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LEAGUE CITY, Texas League City investigators say 54-year-old John Timler tried to kill himself shortly after his arrest.

Timler is accused of burying his mother, 73-year-old Joyce Timler, in their yard after she died and forging her checks.

It s still not clear what caused her death.

Timler is currently charged with abuse of a corpse and forgery.

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