Murder charges filed against boyfriend of teen found dead in Texas City

BAYTOWN, TX (KTRK) -- Authorities have filed murder charges against the boyfriend of a teen found dead in Texas City. The teen's mother and sister were also found murdered in their Baytown home.

On Tuesday, police filed charges against Jesse Dobbs, 21, for the murder of 16-year-old Kirsten Fritch.

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He is still a suspect in the murders of Cynthia Morris and Breanna Pavilicek, police said.

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Dobbs was arrested on November 8 after police received a tip that he was at a bar in Texas City. When police arrived, he refused to offer any details about the deaths of Cynthia and Breanna, or the whereabouts of Kirsten. A search team located Kirsten's body the next day in a treeline, not far from the bar where Dobbs was arrested.

He remains in the Galveston County Jail on $500,000 bond.

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