BAYTOWN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A Texas EquuSearch team Thursday found the body of a missing 16-year-old Baytown girl whose mother and sister were found slain and whose boyfriend has been questioned in the deaths.READ MORE: Arctic Front Plunges North Texas Temperatures, Brings Slight Chance For Wintry Precipitation
The searchers found the body Kirsten Nicole Fritch in a wooded area in Texas City, media reports said.
An Amber Alert was issued late Tuesday afternoon for Fritch, after Baytown officers found the bodies of her mother, Cynthia Morris, 37, and sister, Breanna Pavilicek following a call from a relative who was unable to contact them.
Fritch’s boyfriend, Jesse Dobbs, 21 of Baytown, was arrested late Tuesday in a bar in Texas City.
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Morris’ PT Cruiser was missing from the family’s home Tuesday, but was recovered when Dobbs was found, authorities said.
He remains in the Galveston County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond charged with resisting arrest.
A police statement says investigators believe Dobbs has information about the slayings and the whereabouts of Fritch, but has not cooperated.
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