Update: No forced entry in TCC student’s homicide

Courtesy of Nick Matheson

Courtesy of Nick Matheson

By Ryder Buttry

A 22-year-old woman was found dead on the 2600 block of Waits Avenue Tuesday. The Tarrant County medical examiner declared Molly Matheson’s cause of death as strangulation and ruled it a homicide. Fort Worth Police Officer Jimmy Pollozani said homicide detectives are investigating.

Below are updates regarding the case.

04/13/2017: Dr. Allen Goben, president of the Tarrant County College Northeast Campus in Hurst where Matheson was a student issued the following statement: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Molly Matheson, and offer our heartfelt condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time.”

04/13/17: There was no forced entry into the residence, Fort Worth Police Officer Jimmy Pollozani said.

04/12/17: TCU Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Kathy Cavins-Tull sent an email out to students stating that TCU police will be expanding their patrol borders and adding additional off-duty Fort Worth Police Department officers and will continue until the suspect has been arrested or determined to no longer be a threat.

04/12/17: Matheson’s pledge class sorority sister at University of Arkansas and TCU alumna, Natalie Platschka, said that Matheson was always smiling. “She was always just a sweet and nice girl. Always there to talk if you needed.”

This post will be updated with new information on the Molly Matheson case as more information is made available.

Elizabeth Campbell, Shane Battis and Kristen Weaver contributed to this story.

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