Missing Texas teen's boyfriend detained; 2 of her relatives found shot to death

Police in Texas said Wednesday they detained the boyfriend of a 16-year-old girl who disappeared Tuesday, the same day her mother and a teen relative were found shot to death in their Houston-area home.

Investigators issued an Amber Alert for 16-year-old Kirsten Fritch, saying they believed she was abducted. Baytown police announced hours later they detained her boyfriend, Jesse Dobbs, but had not found Fritch, Fox 26 reported. Police described Dobbs as a person of interest in the case.

Officers on Tuesday said they found the bodies of 37-year-old Cynthia Morris and 13-year-old Breanna Pavilicek inside the home. They said both Fritch and Pavilicek were daughters of Morris.

Officers found Dobbs in the Texas City area, south of Baytown. He is in his early-20s, according to local media.

Investigators described Fritch as 5-foot-1, weighing 135 pounds with green eyes and brown hair. 

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