Christina Morris

Christina-Morris

Name: Christina Marie Morris
Age: 23 years old
Last seen: August 30, 2014
Location: Plano, Texas
Status: Found deceased

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Physical Description

Christina Morris is a caucasian female with brown hair with blonde highlights and brown eyes, she is 5’4 tall and weighs 100lbs.

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She was last seen wearing a light grey t-shirt, a skirt, black sandals, and a black full-rim hat.

Christina was carrying a black pull string-type backpack, she was also wearing gold rings on her fingers.

Background

Christina Marie Morris was born on July 25th, 1991, in Wylie, Texas to parents Jonni Hare and Mark Morris.

Christina graduated from Allen High School in 2009, and went on to attend the University of Texas in Dallas, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing in 2013.

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At the time of Christina Morris’ disappearance, she was living with her boyfriend in Fort Worth and working for a dating website company Great Expectations.

Disappearance

On August 29th, 2014, at 9 pm, Christina Morris met with her friends in Plano, Texas. Since moving to Fort Worth, Christina had not seen her friends in three months and had planned to go bar hopping with her friends that night.

In the early morning hours of August 30th. Christina received a text message from her boyfriend and decided to leave her friend’s apartment.

At 3:45 am, Christina left to go back home in Fort Worth, an acquaintance walked her to her car in the ‘Shops at Legacy’ parking garage.

However, Christina Morris never made it back home.  She was reported missing on September 4th, 2014 by her family after she failed to show up to work.

Christina has not been heard from or seen since her cellphone is dead or has been switched off and her last 15 calls were to her boyfriend.

Investigation

On September 2th, 2014, Christina Morris’s silver Toyota Celica was found parked in the parking garage of ‘Shops of Legacy’. Police found no sign of foul play or a struggle around her car.

Surveillance cameras captured Christina and a male walking into the parking garage at 3:55 am the night of her disappearance. Neither of them appears intoxicated.

The male acquaintance, Enrique Arochi, was a classmate of Christina Morris from Allen High School. The two had mutual friends, however, Christina was not familiar with him, and they hadn’t seen each other since high school.

Enrique Arochi was brought in for questioning and told police that he and Christina separated shortly after entering the garage, walking in opposite directions to retrieve their cars.

Enrique Arochi was not initially considered a person of interest by police in Christina Morris’s disappearance, but he became the prime suspect after making several statements that contradicted earlier information he gave to police.

Due to the contradicting statements, a search warrant was issued on his 2010 Chevrolet Camaro truck for bodily fluids, hair, and DNA evidence.

DNA Evidence

Investigators found a significant amount of female DNA samples from blood and saliva on the edge of Arochi’s car’s trunk. Police believe that he left the ‘Shops of Legacy’ parking garage with Christina in the trunk of his car.

On December 12th, 2014, Enrique Arochi was arrested on charges of aggravated kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of Christina Morris.

On December 30th, 2016, Enrique Arochi was found guilty of aggravated kidnapping in Christina’s disappearance. He was sentenced to life in prison and was given a minimum of 30 years before being eligible for parole.

Remains Found

On March 7th, 2018, human skeletal remains were found by excavators and construction workers in a wooded area along the 1800 black of Taylor Boulevard, about a mile east of U.S. Highway 75 in Anna, Texas.

On March 9th, 2018, the skeletal remains were positively identified to belong to Christina Morris by the County Medical Examiner.

Contact Information

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Christina Morris please contact the Plano Police Department at 972-424-5678, or call the Crime Stoppers at 877-373-TIPS.

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Resources and Further Information

Investigation Discovery: Disappeared – Lone Star Mystery: A Disappeared Special

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2746363/Desperate-search-missing-23-year-old-woman-seen-walking-parking-garage-friend-party-week.html

Home Video Shows Missing Woman Christina Morris

https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/missing-in-america/remains-found-wooded-area-identified-christina-morris-missing-2014-n855046

Enrique Arochi Sentenced to Life in Prison for Christina Morris Kidnapping

https://www.facebook.com/helpfindchristinamorris

 

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