‘All pieces of puzzle fell together’: Familial DNA helps crack case of woman murdered on Mother’s Day, police say

BAYTOWN, Texas — A man has been charged in the death of Nataliya Shal, whose body was found lying on the floor of her Baytown apartment on Mother’s Day 2016. The case went cold for nearly a year and a half until forensic evidence, much like that seen on a CSI television show, helped lead investigators to her alleged killer.