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Missing Baytown Teen Found Dead

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BAYTOWN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) -  A Texas EquuSearch team Thursday found the body of a missing 16-year-old Baytown girl whose mother and sister were found slain and whose boyfriend has been questioned in the deaths.

The searchers found the body Kirsten Nicole Fritch in a wooded area in Texas City, media reports said.

An Amber Alert was issued late Tuesday afternoon for Fritch, after Baytown officers found the bodies of her mother, Cynthia Morris, 37, and sister, Breanna Pavilicek following a call from a relative who was unable to contact them.

Fritch's boyfriend, Jesse Dobbs, 21 of Baytown, was arrested late Tuesday in a bar in Texas City.

Jesse Dobbs
(credit: Baytown Police Department)

Surveillance video shows a scuffle with officers.

Morris' PT Cruiser was missing from the family's home Tuesday, but was recovered when Dobbs was found, authorities said.

Police need help finding Kirsten Fritch, 16. They believe whoever abducted her is driving this cream-colored PT Cruiser.

He remains in the Galveston County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond charged with resisting arrest.

A police statement says investigators believe Dobbs has information about the slayings and the whereabouts of Fritch, but has not cooperated.

His charges are expected to be upgraded to murder.

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