TIMELINE: Brutal murder in Baytown on Mother's Day

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The Baytown Mother's Day Murder Timeline (KTRK)

On Mother's Day in 2016, the body of Nataliya Shal was found inside her apartment in Baytown.

Investigators say she was sexually assaulted and brutally murdered.

It took detectives a year and a half to make an arrest. This month, Baytown police arrested 29-year-old Byron Collins after a re-test of DNA evidence from the scene.

In the video above, watch the timeline on how authorities were able to get an arrest.

RELATED: 'Good, basic detective work' leads to arrest of Mother's Day murder suspect in Baytown
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A FAMILY AFFAIR: Using DNA and a saliva sample, investigators said they were able to find a Baytown woman's alleged killer.

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