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.

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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.