Woman indicted for murder of boyfriend, body found near Walmart
Published 12:09 am Thursday, June 11, 2020
Lachrisha Renae Abshire was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury for the murder of her boyfriend.
Abshire, 33, a Port Arthur transient, reportedly stabbed Taylor Rodriguez, 23, also a Port Arthur transient, on May 13.
According to the arrest warrant Abshire and Rodriguez had an altercation and she stabbed him. Abshire said she and Rodriguez fled the scene.
Abshire then made an outcry to a relative, which resulted in the body being found by a reportee.
The warrant further states that Rodriguez’s wounds suggest the injuries were intentional.
Information from Port Arthur Police several days after the crime indicated the victim died from a stab wound to his upper thigh.
Abshire is being held on a $1 million bond.