Sharon Terry and her family have waited almost 11 months for the killer of her daughter, Tijuana Terry, to be found and arrested. Their wait may be over.
Victor Manuel Torres, 30, was charged with Tijuana Terry's murder and booked into the Fort Worth jail Tuesday afternoon, according to public records.
On the morning of March 31, 2017, shortly before noon, Tijuana Terry went to a convenience store on Azle Avenue on the north side. Store surveillance video obtained by the family showed a man jumping into the passenger's side of Terry's truck shortly afterward.
Family members believe she was driving her truck when she was stabbed more than 10 times while she fought off her attacker.
"An animal did that to my daughter," Sharon Terry told the Star-Telegram last May. "She's had her troubles, but she didn't deserve to die that way."
Family members said the man in the surveillance video was interviewed but not arrested by police after the slaying.
On Wednesday, police declined to comment on the circumstances that led to Torres' arrest.
This story contains information from the Star-Telegram archives.