Teen’s body found dumped on side of county road in Liberty County

KHOU 11 is studying extra a few 16-year-old lady who was found shot to demise and dumped on the side of a rural road in Liberty County.

Adam Bennett, KHOU 11 Staff, Grace White

4:14 PM CDT September 6, 2022

4:14 PM CDT September 6, 2022

LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas — KHOU 11 News is studying extra a few teen who was found shot to demise and dumped on the side of a rural road in Liberty County final weekend.

What occurred

The teen’s body was found dumped alongside a rural road simply east of Plum Grove. Investigators mentioned she was shot to demise and found sporting a restaurant uniform with a blue “Niko’s” cap. Sources instructed KHOU 11 News that the teenager labored on the Niko Niko’s location in Memorial.

Investigators are working to gather surveillance footage from the parking zone. She was final seen on the restaurant Saturday round 10:45 p.m. KHOU 11 spoke to the restaurant’s supervisor. He mentioned he cannot remark on the case however mentioned it is a tragedy.

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Sources instructed KHOU 11 News that her household got here to select her up however she despatched them a textual content saying she had already left with pals. The subsequent day, round 8:30 a.m. Sunday, her body was found in Liberty County. Someone passing by referred to as 911 to say they noticed her mendacity on the side of CR 3550 near CR 5708.

Who is she?

Some pals of the sufferer mentioned the lady was initially from Central America (Guatemala) and had been in the United States for 10 years. They mentioned she was a tough employee and wasn’t at present going to high school.

She had been dwelling and dealing in Houston.

They did not present her title, or a photograph or communicate on digital camera as a result of they mentioned the sufferer’s household hadn’t given them permission to take action.

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On Tuesday, the buddies went to the spot the place the sufferer’s body was found. They marked a spot for a cross on the side of the road the place she was found.

Investigators mentioned they will not reveal the lady’s title as a result of she’s a minor. They mentioned they’re ready on post-mortem outcomes and asking anybody with info particularly about her social media profiles to name Multi-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP (7867).

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