The remains of what appeared to be human that were found in Anna on Wednesday, March 7 have been identified by the Plano Police Department to be the body of kidnap victim Christina Morris, according to The Dallas Morning News.
NBCDFW5 reported the remains were discovered by a construction crew in the 1800 block of Taylor Boulevard.
“Christina Morris disappeared from The Shops at Legacy in Plano on Aug. 30, 2014 after a night out with friends,” WFAA8 reported. “An acquaintance last seen with her on surveillance video in a parking garage, Enrique Arochi, was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of kidnapping Morris. Her DNA was found in the trunk of his car, proving to be a key piece of evidence during his trial.”
Arochi’s case is still on appeal, according to The Dallas Morning News.
The Dallas Morning News reported that the victim’s mother Jonni McElroy was allowed beyond the police barricade Thursday morning with friends Danielle Cox and Rosie Aschenbrenner to place flowers near the site while investigators continued to collect evidence.
Due to the investigation, Taylor Boulevard will remain closed to traffic between Mesquite Lane and Black Maple.