Months after she was declared missing; Texas girl charged with murder of man she met online

6 month ago

Dallas news, Texas news.

A Texas teen who had been considered missing in September is now facing murder charges in connection to the death of a man she met online.

Natalie Navarro, 17, was indicted by a Dallas County grand jury this week on capital murder charges over the August death of 21-year-old Arturo Pena.

The indictment alleges that Navarro was “in the course of committing and attempting to” rob the victim when she shot him.

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  • Pena was found dead inside his car on August 29, two weeks after he first met Navarro.

    Detectives believe Navarro had a male accomplice, identified as 21-year-old Yordy Martinez.

    Following the murder, Navarro was the subject of an Amber Alert before she was located near the Mexico border. Her accomplice remains at large.