Investigators have identified two suspects in the murder of a Texas teenager whose body was discovered Sunday.
deputies one Texas are now working to locate this second suspect, 24 years old Chelsea Shipp.
A murder A warrant has been issued for Shipp, who deputies believe is still armed.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Shipp is described as a white woman with light brown hair and eyes. There are several tattoos on her biceps and forearm.
According to deputies, she drives a white 2017 Dodge Single Cab truck with a Texas license plate.
Anyone with information about Shipp or her whereabouts has been asked to contact law enforcement.
Deputies arrested Arnold without incident at his Beaumont home on Saturday. According to inmate records, he is being held on $1 million bail.
According to court documents, Arnold had previously been charged with criminal mischief when he was a 17-year-old student at Hamshire-Fannett High School.
According to court documents, the deputy charged the high school student with criminal mischief when he was just 17 after he allegedly put keys on a faculty member’s car.
How Shipp and Arnold met is unclear.
Authorities are expected to name additional suspects later this week as they complete their investigation. They have not yet revealed the victim’s identity.
The victim’s body is in the Jefferson County Morgue awaiting an autopsy.
Authorities were alerted to a possible shooting around 5 p.m. Sunday in Jefferson County and arrived to find the victim dead from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.
Investigators declined to comment when asked how they connected Arnold and Shipp to the murder or when asked how many people of interest were being investigated in the case.
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