BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – 202nd District Court Judge John Tidwell sentenced Travis Turner to life in prison.

Jennifer Garrett, 29, was found dead on August 12, 2021, at a residence on the 6200 block of Summerhill Pl. in Texarkana, Texas. Police say they received a call for a welfare check and found Garrett’s body inside the home.

A jury found Turner guilty of murder on Friday, Feb. 3 after deliberating for about 30 minutes on Friday.

In addition to the life sentence Turner received on Monday, he has also been fined $10,000.