Suspect charged with murder in death of 17-year-old Victoria woman
March 4, 2012 at 3:03 p.m.
Updated March 3, 2012 at 9:04 p.m.
A person of interest detained by Victoria police was formally charged Sunday with the murder of Cynthia Shands, 17, of Victoria.
Tyrel Richards, 20, of Victoria, was arrested at 6:15 p.m. Saturday at 108 1/2 North Cameron St.
He is being held at the Victoria County Jail on a $1 million bond.
The investigation is ongoing, Victoria Police Detective James Poe said, but investigators have no other suspects at this time.
A full version of this story will appear in Monday's Advocate.