A 17-year-old Texas woman who was the topic of an Amber Alert in September has been indicted on a capital homicide cost within the Aug. 27 loss of life of a person she allegedly met on-line.
A Dallas County grand jury indicted Natalie Navarro this week on allegations she “did unlawfully then and there deliberately trigger the loss of life of” Arturo Pena, 21, by capturing him, in keeping with the indictment.
She was additionally allegedly “in the middle of committing and trying to” rob Pena’s belongings when she allegedly shot him, the indictment states.
Investigators imagine Navarro and Pena met on-line, in keeping with the Garland Police Division, and the 17-year-old suspect allegedly meant to rob him with a male confederate, 21-year-old Yordy Martinez.
Navarro informed police “she had spoken to Yordy as soon as earlier than on-line however had by no means met him in particular person the night time of the particular homicide,” Garland Police Division spokesperson Richard Maldonado informed Fox Information Digital.
However officers have “motive to imagine” she is probably not utterly truthful.
The 17-year-old suspect allegedly met with Pena in particular person two weeks previous to the alleged capturing in what police imagine was an try to arrange the sufferer, FOX Four Dallas-Fort Value reported.
On Aug. 29, Garland Police Division officers had been dispatched to 342 West Oates Street after receiving a report a few passed-out particular person in a car.
Upon arrival, they decided that the person, later recognized as Pena, had been shot useless.
A GoFundMe titled “Arturo Peña’s ‘House to Heaven’ Memorial Service” states he was “viciously taken from his household and family members” in August.
Pena had been reported as a lacking particular person Aug. 27, Garland Police stated in a press launch on the time.
On Sept. 1, Garland detectives recognized Navarro and Martinez as individuals of curiosity in Pena’s obvious homicide.
Texas authorities issued an Amber Alert for Navarro on the time, and legislation enforcement later situated her close to the Mexican border, in keeping with FOX 4, and took her into custody.
Authorities proceed to seek for Martinez.
Police are asking anybody with info relating to the incident to contact the Garland Police Division at 972-485-4840.