Suspect in Christina Morris Disappearance Charged With Sexual Assault of a Minor

Enrique Arochi
Enrique Arochi
Collin County via WFAA

Christina Morris disappeared on August 30, 2014, after walking into the Shops at Legacy garage where she'd parked her car with Enrique Arochi. After police found Morris' DNA in Arochi's trunk, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping 23-year-old Morris. He's been sitting in Collin County Jail since December.

Now, though, new accusations have surfaced against Arochi, who police say sexually assaulted a teenager.

See also: Plano Detective Says She "Absolutely" Believes Christina Morris Was Murdered

Allen cops say Arochi met the then 16-year-old victim, identified by the pseudonym Jennifer Smith in court documents, when they worked at a restaurant together. Arochi told Smith he was 19 -- he was 22 -- and the two began dating in October 2012.

Over the next six months, Smith would often spend the night at Arochi's parents' house, were Arochi lived, in Allen. According to Smith, she and Arochi had sex at least 15 to 20 times. Arochi told his parents that Smith was 17. On her birthday, Arochi's parents bought her a cake celebrating her 18th birthday when she'd actually just turned 17, according to police.

Text messages obtained from Arochi's phone by police record him telling a friend "I'm glad I fucked [Smith]."

Smith's mother, according to Allen police, confirmed the relationship and said her daughter told her she'd spent the night at Arochi's house. A friend's of Smith's, who worked with Arochi and Smith at the restaurant, told police that Smith confided in her that she and Arochi began dating shortly after Smith started working at the restaurant and that she and Arochi had had sex.

Arochi's bond for the sex assault is set at $100,000. His bond for the Morris kidnapping is set at $1 million.


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