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Arlington teen accused of killing woman, hiding body in wooded area, police say

Hendrick Jones of Arlington is accused of killing a Farmers Branch woman last month.
Hendrick Jones of Arlington is accused of killing a Farmers Branch woman last month.

An Arlington man accused of shooting to death a woman then hiding her body in a wooded area in Carrollton was in custody Thursday, Carrollton police said.

Hendrick D. Jones, 19, was arrested Wednesday at his Arlington apartment.

Jones is facing a charge of murder in the slaying.

Carrollton police said Jones is accused of killing 28-year-old Krystal Anne Tinker of Farmers Branch whose body was found Feb. 25 in a wooded area near the Carrollton/Farmers Branch city limits.

Jones shot Tinker after a dispute during a pre-arranged meeting in Farmers Branch, Carrollton police said in a news release.

Carrollton police did not provide any details on a motive for the shooting.

Jones was in the Arlington City Jail Thursday without bail.

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