RIVERSIDE (AP) — California registered sex offender and self-described Satanist with “666” tattooed above his eyebrow says in a jailhouse interview that he had to strangle his girlfriend because he feared she was a police informant.

Riverside County investigators say 30-year-old Jason Richard Budrow pulled up to the sheriff’s Lake Elsinore station last week and told a sergeant there was a dead body in the trunk of his car.

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The body of the 48-year-old woman was found and Budrow was arrested.

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In a Riverside Press-Enterprise interview Monday at the French Valley jail, Budrow says he suspected the woman was an informant and “she had to die” because she knew he was involved in drug dealing and pimping.

Without elaboration, Budrow says he desecrated her body and shoved the corpse into the trunk of his car.

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