First look inside Clemmons home of ‘devil worshipper’ accused of murder, sacrificing animals

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CLEMMONS, N.C. — New video shows the inside of the Clemmons home where the skeletal remains of two men were found buried in the backyard. Story continues below video.

Rooms and hallways are blanketed in trash and animal carcasses. The walls are spray-painted in graffiti, covered in mold and lined with hundreds of satanic photos and drawings.

The video from Forsyth County Housing and Community Development was obtained by the Winston-Salem Journal.

The remains were found on Oct. 5 in the backyard of 2749 Knob Hill Dr.

The victims were identified as 37-year-old Joshua Fredrick Wetzler and 36-year-old Tommy Dean Welch.

Three people have been charged in connection with the murders.

Pazuzu Algarad, 35, is accused of killing a man and burying him in the backyard on Knob Hill Drive in July of 2009. His self-proclaimed wife, Amber Burch, 24, is also accused of killing another man. Both are accused of helping each other bury the bodies of the two men.

According to a friend of Burch, Algarad claimed to get a high from eating the “still-beating heart” of a sacrificial animal and bragged openly about having killed two prostitutes. Last month a front-end loader scooped up tires, lawn mowers and other debris from the couple’s yard. Burch’s friend spoke about conditions inside the house that were so bad she thought she might vomit.

When the friend first arrived to visit Burch in 2009, Algarad was completely naked and never put on any clothes during the visit. The excrement on the floor might have been both animal and human, the friend said.

“He was on all kinds of drugs and drink when I got there,” she said. “I’m pretty sure I witnessed him peeing in the corner.” The friend said Algarad’s behavior was “very sexual, very provocative.”

Walking into the house, trying not to step in excrement, Burch’s friend saw Satanic sayings written on the walls and filthy dishes piled up with “bugs crawling all over them.”

Algared and Burch have both been charged with first-degree murder and accessory after of the fact of first-degree murder.

Krystal Matlock, 28, of Winston-Salem, was also arrested in connection with the case. Her warrants allege that she helped Algarad bury an unidentified male in his backyard sometime between June and August of 2009.

Based on the arrest warrants, it appears that investigators believe that in July of 2009 Algarad killed Wetzler and that Burch helped him bury that body. In October 2009, investigators say, Burch killed Welch, and Algarad helped her with the burial.

After nearly a month, investigators with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigation released the house to the owner, Cynthia James, who is Algarad’s mother and who lived in the house with Algarad and Burch. But James cannot live in the house because it has been declared unfit for human habitation and must meet with county housing officials about how to make repairs to the house or else it might be condemned.

Algared's next court appearance is April 30, 2015.

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