HOUSTON (January 23, 2014) A missing 17-year-old girl has been found dead in a Houston bayou and her boyfriend, who police say killed the girl because she wanted to date someone else, was facing a capital murder charge Thursday.
Houston police detective Fil Waters says the boyfriend drew a map that led to the body of Vy Ngoc Bao-Pham Wednesday night.
She was the subject of an Amber Alert and had been missing since Monday.
An autopsy was ordered.
Police say the victim's family received a bogus text message demanding $50,000 for the girl’s safe return.
Luan Hoang Vu, 19, remained in the Houston City Jail without bond Thursday.
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