Foul Play Suspected in Murder
The Houston Chronical reported, friends and family contacted authorities on Saturday seeking a wellness check be done on Linda Terry, 69, at her Fox Haven Lane home in Humble. They had not seen or heard from Terry in a few days, which raised suspicion. Police arrived at her home and had to force their way in just to find her lifeless body. Injuries were consistent with homicide, and her white 2013 Honda Accord was missing.
Police have not apprehended the suspects, but due to seeing her car in video footage at a gas station, police believe they are looking for four individuals who may still be using her car.
Terry was loved by many and had worked as a flight attendant with Continental and United Airlines for 45 years.
Crime Facts at a Glance 2014 According to the Texas Department of Public Safety:
- There were 913,403 index crime offenses reported with a 20.3 percent clearance rate for Texas in 2014.
- The crime rate for the State of Texas was 3,392.2 index offenses for every 100,000 inhabitants.
- During 2014, Texas law enforcement officers made 878,686 arrests. Of those arrested, 6.6 percent were 16 years of age and under.
- Firearms were used in 63.3 percent of all murders reported.
- There were 65,338 aggravated assaults reported. Of these, 21.3 percent were committed by the use of hands, fists, and feet; 21.4 percent involved a knife or cutting instrument, and 24.2 percent involved a firearm.
- 185,817 family violence incidents during 2014. There were 201,051 victims and 195,511 offenders.
- There were 18,756 sexual assault incidents reported with 19,834 victims and 19,821 offenders.
San Antonio Wrongful Death Attorney
Although the manner in which Terry was killed has not been released, police report that there was significant trauma to her body. Murder is a serious crime and comes with a serious punishment. Death is hard to cope with by family and friends left behind, but murder is even harder. It leaves a deep nagging pain that never seems to go away. People who have been affected by a murder have more questions than answers, and it remains that way. When one answer is given, another question just replaces it. It’s usually always a question pertaining to WHY. If you or someone you know has been affected by a wrongful death, please call our law office.