Arochi's Attorney Says Jury Lacked Evidence to Convict in Christina Morris Kidnapping Case

Enrique Arochi believes the Collin County jury that found him guilty of aggravated kidnapping lacked sufficient evidence to support the conviction. The claim by Arochi's attorney is one of several included in briefs submitted to the 5th District Court of Appeals of Texas. Attorneys opted this week not to deliver oral arguments that had been scheduled for Tuesday. It's unclear when the panel will reach a decision. Arochi, 27, is serving a life sentence for kidnapping Christina Morris in a case that has drawn nationwide attention. He wants his conviction and sentence overturned. As an alternative, he is hoping for a new trial, according to court filings. Morris, 23, was last seen just before 4 a.m. Aug. 30, 2014, walking into a parking garage at Plano's Shops at Legacy with Arochi. The two were acquaintances from high school and had been out partying with mutual friends at the start of Labor Day weekend.   Continue reading...

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