Shania Laneice Turner, 24, was arrested and charged with murder on Thursday in connection with the death of 18-year-old Tierra Horn, the Houston Police Department announced in a statement on Friday.
Cause of Death
Horn, who is identified as Turner’s girlfriend, died from ‘compression’ to the neck, per autopsy report.
She was last heard from on Jan. 2 and reported missing two days later.
Authorities found Horn’s body near a Texas bayou on Jan. 5, according to the police department’s statement, and authorities have ruled her death a homicide.
What Investigation Revealed
Her sister Rokeisha Calton reportedly claimed to Fox 26 Houston that Turner’s home was one of the places where Horn’s phone last pinged before she vanished.
‘I want them to pay for what they did,’ she told the outlet on Friday.
Skinesha Granville, another one of Horn’s sisters, said that the relationship was ‘very toxic’ and claimed the couple frequently fought when they lived with her at one point.
During their relationship, Calton claimed that she often noticed bruises on her sister, who would not share details when asked about the injuries.
A judge set a bond for $100,000 for Turner.