Criminal Law

Suspect Jailed on $2 Million Bail in the Fatal Stabbing of a High School Cheerleader in Texas

A suspect has been jailed on $2 million bail in the fatal stabbing of high school cheerleader Lizbeth Medina, whose body was discovered in the bathtub of her home in Edna, Texas by her mother last week, according to authorities.

The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Rafael Govea Romero, was arrested Saturday and jailed on suspicion of capital murder in the killing of the 16-year-old, according to police.

The Texas Rangers and Edna police placed Romero under arrest in Schulenburg, Edna Police Chief Rick Boone said in a statement Sunday announcing the arrest.

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