Above: David Richard Volk confessed to killing Ginger Rodriguez on Monday. Officials located human remains on the Volk property Tuesday.

The investigation that led to the arrest Monday of a man who confessed to killing his common law wife continued with the location of human remains Tuesday, according to the Moore County Sheriff’s Department.

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Chief Deputy Carmen Napp reported officials located the remains on the Volk property northeast of Dumas. David Richard Volk confessed to killing Ginger Rodriguez, and he is being held in the Moore County Jail on a $1 million bond, charged with murder. Rodriguez had been listed as missing since August 2015.

“The Moore County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Rangers and Dumas Police Department are still on scene recovering evidence,” Napp said.

Justice of the Peace Barbara Mulanax ordered an autopsy to identify the remains.

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Ginger Rodriguez had been listed as missing since August 2015. Her common law husband, Richard Volk, confessed to killing her.