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5-year-old finds body and calls grandmother for help

Wise County Sheriff's Office
Wise County Sheriff’s Office

AMARILLO, TX–
Police in Texas are reporting that a 5-year-old found the body of her mother and contacted her grandmother for help.
The incident occurred last Wednesday at a home on 7200 Athens Street.
Police say the victim’s mother contacted them after her granddaughter called her to tell her that her mother Shereena Webster was dead.
Authorities arrived at the residence around 5:15 a.m. and found Webster had been shot to death.
While investigating the shooting, Webster’s neighbor gave surveillance video to authorities showing Webster’s ex-boyfriend Erik Mitchell Rivas, at the home around 3:00 a.m. the same day.
The neighbor also told police that Rivas’ video stayed at the home until 4:15 a.m.
Authorities say Rivas used his work ladder to bypass Webster’s locked back fence to get into the home.
Rivas then fled to DeSoto where he was located and arrested.
Officials say Rivas and Webster had been in a relationship for several years but Webster recently “ended the relationship and was speaking to other men.”
Her mother says she was “scheduled to leave town on or about Aug. 19 to meet romantic interest in Colorado.”
Rivas has been arrested and is facing murder charges.