Crime

Man indicted, accused of kidnapping Fort Worth woman

Enrique Gutierrez Arochi.
Enrique Gutierrez Arochi. Handout

A Collin County grand jury has indicted Enrique Arochi on an aggravated-kidnapping charge in the Aug. 30 disappearance of Christina Morris of Fort Worth.

He was also indicted on a separate charge of sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony, involving an underage girlfriend, according to a report on WFAA.com.

Plano police identified Arochi as the last person known to have been with Morris as she was seen on a surveillance video in the garage of the Shops at Legacy in August. Her whereabouts remains a mystery.

Before his arrest in December, Arochi had maintained his innocence in a November interview with WFAA.

In the sexual assault case, he is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl at his parents’ house between Oct. 22, 2012, and Feb. 22, 2013, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

According to reports, Arochi, who was then 22, told the girl he was 19 and told his parents that she was 17, the age of consent in Texas.

Arochi, who is being held in the Collin County Jail on total bail of $1.11 million, will turn 25 on Thursday.

This report includes material from the Star-Telegram archives.

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