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Roxann Hope Reyes

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Death 3 Nov 1987 (aged 2–3)
Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: No burial information given
Memorial ID 11753554 · View Source
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Roxann, 4, was abducted near her apartment in Garland, Texas on Novermber 3, 1987. She had been picking wildflowers for her mother when she was snatched. Her body was found in a vacant lot in Murphy, Texas on May 19, 1988. She had been raped and strangled. Roxann's murder remained unsolved until June 2003, when David Elliot Penton was indicted for killing her. Penton was serving a life sentence in Ohio at the time for the murder of Nydra Ross. He had also pleaded guilty in 1985 to shaking his baby son to death. At the same time he was indicted for Roxann's murder, Penton was also indicted for killing Christie Proctor and Christi Meeks. As of April 2004, he is awaiting trial. All bio information is from the website Children Who Never Made It Home (http://www.free-webspace.biz/thevictims/ages.html).


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  • Created by: PaulineNozerosBabyGirl
  • Added: 15 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11753554
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roxann Hope Reyes (1984–3 Nov 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11753554, ; Maintained by PaulineNozerosBabyGirl (contributor 46539638) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a No burial information given.