Four more arrested for murder of Abilene man

Kristen Dean Jennings has been charged in connection with the murder of her ex-boyfriend EricTorrez.

SAN ANGELO, Texas - Four more individuals have been charged in the murder of a 41-year-old Abilene man.

The body of Eric Torrez, 41, was found Friday eight miles south of Barnhart .

A day after 34-year-old Stephen Jennings was charged with murder , the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that David Navarro has been charged with murder after being arrested in Presidio County.

Also arrested and charged with engaging in organized criminal activity-murder were:

*- Kristen Dean Jennings , Torrez's ex-girlfriend,

*- Garry Lynn Jennings , Kristen Jennings' father-in-law,

*- Angella Wray

Stephen Jennings is married to Kristen Jennings.




The investigation into Torrez's death is continuing.

"Upon completion of the investigation, additional information will be released on the murder of Eric Torrez," the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Wednesday.

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A murder charge has been filed against one of the three suspects in the case of an Abilene man who was found dead near Barnhart.

Stephen Jennings, 34, of San Angelo was charged with murder Tuesday. He was already in custody for tampering with evidence with intent to impair, according to the Tom Green County Jail log. His bond has been set $500,000.

Eric Torrez, 41, was reported missing July 24. He was last seen three days earlier. He was headed to San Angelo to bid on a contract. His body was found Friday eight miles south of Barnhart. The autopsy was completed Monday.

Torrez' ex-girlfriend, Kristen Anne Dean Jennings, 28, of San Angelo, along with her husband Stephen and her father-in-law Garry Lynn Jennings, 60, of Glenn Heights, were all arrested July 28.

Kristen Jennings is charged with burglary of a habitation. Garry Jennings is charged with tamper or fabricate with physical evidence with intent to impair.

Tom Green County Sheriff David Jones says a trial is scheduled Wednesday for protective custody of Jennings' children.

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