Man sentenced for killing girlfriend in 2021
Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 10:20 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 7, 2023 at 7:47 PM CST
TEXARKANA, Texas (KSLA) - A man has been sentenced for killing his girlfriend back in 2021.
On Monday, Feb. 6, Travis Turner was sentenced to life in prison for murder; the 29-year-old also was ordered by Judge John Tidwell to pay a $10,000 fine.
In August of 2021, Turner murdered his girlfriend, 29-year-old Jennifer Garret. Her co-workers called police after she didn’t show up for work. Officers found her dead in the 6200 block of Summerhill Place.
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The 12 jurors took less than 30 minutes to decide on Turner’s guilt.
The trial began Jan. 31 and concluded Feb. 6.
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