After learning about the other relationship, Alvarez reportedly met up with Deleon at the park in the 15400 block of Park Manor at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11.
According to KPRC-TV, Alvarez was walking Peanut, her family dog. The family reportedly heard gunshots and attempted to call Alvarez but couldn’t get a hold of her. KPRC reports that Alvarez’s mother and stepfather found Peanut alone outside and immediately knew something was wrong.
Alvarez’s body was reportedly found in a field.
Upon further investigation, police say they identified Deleon as the suspect. He was arrested and charged with murder on Monday, Jan. 17.
According to KPRC, Alvarez was a sophomore and honor student at Madison High School.