The unidentified underage suspect admitted to killing 15-year-old Karen Perez after her body was found stuffed in a kitchen cabinet in an abandoned Houston apartment Monday, prosecutors said.Cellphone video with audio but no video documented the girl’s desperate final moments, ABC 13 reported. ” Perez shouted as her boyfriend began choking her.
The former police sergeant was also convicted of forcing the girl to perform a sex act on him in his car after a father-daughter breakfast at her school in June 2014, the reported.
Prosecutors pushed for Krull to serve a total of 15 years in prison. Adler sentenced him to four three-year sentences and four one-year sentences which are to be served concurrently.
After lunch, they went to an abandoned apartment complex with two other teens from school.
When their friends left to return to class, the boyfriend sexually assaulted Perez, prosecutors said.
If she didn’t play hooky, he promised to kill her, the alarming texts read.
Perez cut class and met up with her boyfriend at a nearby taco joint around noon.
Prosecutors revealed the 15-year-old suspect, whose identity has not been made public, was her boyfriend.
They also said his father tipped police off to the crime.
“Now I feel limited.” Krull had been with the police force for 12 years and was fired following his conviction.