The moment ‘Emily Rodriguez-Avila Found Dead, Ex-Boyfriend, 2 Others Arrested And Charged In Texas’ This week, three people were detained in Texas on suspicion of murdering a kid who was discovered dead on the side of a country road in Liberty County earlier this month.
Emily Rodriguez-Avila was found dead on September 4, a day after texting family members to say friends were giving her a ride from work, KHOU reported.
The 16-year-body old’s had been placed by the road about an hour away from her workplace at Niko Niko’s Greek restaurant while still wearing her uniform.
The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office said it had arrested Kevin Rivera-Ortiz, 19; Katherine Alvarez-Flores, 20; and Joel Garcia-Martinez, 20. Investigators said Rivera-Ortiz was Rodriguez-Avila’s ex-boyfriend.
Alvarez-Flores, who also faces a tampering charge, was arrested several days ago, the sheriff’s office said, while the two men were arrested Tuesday in Houston with the assistance of gang units from the Houston Police Department and the US Department of Homeland Security.
On individual $1 million bonds, all three have been checked into the Liberty County Jail.
Niko Niko’s staged a fundraiser last week to aid the Rodriguez-Avila family with funeral costs. Her birthplace of Honduras is where her family wants to bury her.
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