19 YO Sheryl M Turner Killed By Man She Met Online, Severed Body Disposed In River

The murder of 19-year-old Sheryl M. Turner has dominated media headlines. This incident occurred in New Iberia, Louisiana, as reported by People magazine.

Following her disappearance, Sheryl M. Turner was linked to a 29-year-old man she met online, Anthony Holland Jr.

According to a news release from the West Monroe Police Department dated April 24, Anthony Holland Jr. has been charged with murder.

Who is Sheryl M Turner?

Per the Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Department, Sheryl M. Turner was last seen by her family on December 31, 2023.

She reportedly visited the West Monroe residence of the suspect that day.

It is reported that Sheryl and Anthony Holland were romantically involved and exchanged text messages.

According to a statement from the West Monroe Police Department, the 19-year-old informed her family that she planned to live with him before moving out.

What Exactly Happened?

According to KLFY-TV, on the evening of January 2, 2024, her phone stopped working. Prior to this, the 19-year-old’s phone used Wi-Fi near her alleged partner, Holland Jr.’s phone.

By January 3, 2024, Turner had completely disappeared. Sherry, her twin sister, stated on a GoFundMe page, “as the days went by, we knew something was wrong.”Nearly three weeks later, on January 24, a floating body was discovered in the Ouachita River.

Sherry provided Turner’s remains, from which DNA samples were tested. Based on forensic data and surveillance, Holland Jr. was identified as a suspect.

On April 23, the West Monroe Police Department executed a search warrant at his residence.

While searching Holland Jr.’s house, police found evidence of a violent crime. He later confessed to murdering the 19-year-old inside his house.

He added that he dismembered the deceased’s body inside his house, then disposed of it in a tributary of the Ouachita River.

Holland Jr. is currently in police custody and has been charged with one count of second-degree murder.

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