BOWIE COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jennifer Garrett, of Texarkana, Texas, has been identified as the victim found dead Thursday in an apparent homicide in Bowie County.

Jen Garrett, 29, was found dead during a welfare check Thursday after she failed to show up at work.


According to reports, Garrett’s 27-year-old boyfriend, Travis Turner, was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Garrett was found dead during a welfare check at a residence in the 6200 block of Summerhill Place in Texarkana on Thursday.

A motive in the killing or a cause of death was not provided as of Friday morning.

The investigation is ongoing.


Geo quick facts: Bowie County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 92,565. Its legal county seat is Boston, though its courthouse is located in New Boston. The county is named for James Bowie, the legendary knife fighter who died at the Battle of the Alamo – Wikipedia.