Sanchez charged with murder, bond set at $1million

Published 5:24 pm Thursday, September 15, 2016

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at approximately 6:58 p.m., the Bridge City Police Department was notified of a possible homicide at 112 Mary Avenue, Bridge City, Texas. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered Kara Marie Willingham, 28, deceased. During the course of the investigation, a person of interest, Jorge Hugo Elizade-Sanchez, was identified and detained on unrelated charges.

Additional information was uncovered throughout the evening and early morning hours, which led to the issuance of a warrant for Sanchezā€™s arrest Thursday afternoon.

Orange County District Judge Courtney Arkeen arraigned Sanchez for murder.

His bond was set at $1,000,000.

Sanchez remains in the Orange County jail.