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A 13-YEAR-old boy reportedly helped dispose of his aunt's body after his mom allegedly shot her dead, gruesome testimony has revealed.

New information about the horror slaying surfaced in court documents after Carmen White, 38, was charged with capital murder.

Carmen White (pictured) is charged with capital murder in the death of her sister, police sayCredit: Houston Police Department
The body of Cynthia Cervantes (pictured) was found burned on a dirt road on April 1Credit: Legac
The discovery was made near an industrial business in HoustonCredit: ABC 7

An investigation into the death of 37-year-old Cynthia Cervantes began on April 1, after someone reported finding a burned body near an industrial metal work business, Houston police said in a news release.

An autopsy confirmed it was Cervantes and that she had been shot multiple times before her body was set on fire, police said.

Detectives identified White as a suspect in an initial investigation and she was arrested on June 27 on a capital murder charge.

New court documents reviewed by ABC13 revealed that White allegedly asked her ex-boyfriend to help her move Cervantes' body.

The former boyfriend reportedly refused, leading White to seek the help of her 13-year-old son.

The teen said he "reached down and lifted what felt like human legs, so he dropped the legs on the ground," according to the court records.

The boy said his mother became aggressive and he "feared what she may do to him, so he gave in out of fear for his safety," ABC13 reported.

Houston police claim the gruesome killing stemmed from an incident in early February when White was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and terroristic threat to a family member.

A witness said it was Cervantes who called the police on White in February, local ABC affiliate KPRC-TV reported.

White was supposed to appear in court for the charges but reportedly never showed.

Cervantes' body was found not long after the missed court date.

A family friend of White and Cervantes attested to strange behavior from White after the death, local media reported.

The friend alleged that White had been desperately trying to trade in her gray Chevrolet HHR after buying it only a month earlier.

Records show blood was found in the "rear cargo area and on an envelope found under the front driver's side seat," according to ABC13.

Police are still awaiting DNA results for the blood in White's vehicle.

White appeared before a judge on Wednesday morning and her bond was set at $750,000.