FORT WORTH -- A Euless Trinity High School student directed two men to specific locations for expensive items to steal in a Tanglewood home June 28 before she was shot to death, a person close to the investigation has told the Star-Telegram.Claudia Hidic, 17, and two men -- at least one of them armed -- went in a back door to the home in the 3000 block of Overton Park West, where as many as five to six people including a child were inside, the person said. The person, who knows people involved in the case, spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retaliation.Hidic apparently had been to the residence before, the person said.Gunshots were exchanged in the home and Hidic was shot in the head, police said.Police said Monday that Hidic had been in the home before the robbery but provided no other details.The two men who police believe accompanied her were in the Mansfield Jail on Sunday, accused in her slaying.Terrance Crumley, 21, of Fort Worth surrendered to authorities Saturday, and Curtis Fortenberry, 21, of Fort Worth, was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges.Police said late Saturday that they believe the three planned and coordinated a robbery at the home, which is across from Tanglewood Elementary School.Body reportedOfficers responded to a 911 shooting call there about 6:15 p.m. June 28 after the resident reported finding a woman dead near his back door.He later told investigators that he did not know her.Hidic had just completed her junior year at Trinity High School in Euless, a sister has told the Star-Telegram.Her relatives could not be reached Sunday.A graveside service for Hidic was conducted Tuesday at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.Dozens of her friends continued to write on Facebook about their shock at her death and allegations of her involvement in the robbery.One friend wrote, "What in the world are they saying?"The two suspectsFortenberry has been accused of other crimes, and Crumley is on probation, according to Tarrant County records.Fortenberry was arrested July 3, accused of organized retail theft, burglary of a habitation, theft of $50 to $500 and assault with bodily injury involving a family member, Tarrant County Jail and court records say.He is accused of committing the crimes from May 2011 to April. No court dates have been scheduled.Crumley was on probation June 28, records say. He was sentenced to a year's probation in April on a charge of property theft from $50 to $500. A drug possession charge was dismissed then, records say.
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