ROUND ROCK, Texas — The Latest on a man named as a person of interest in a Texas woman’s death (all times local):

9:35 p.m.

A 44-year-old man identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and the abduction of her two daughters in Texas is in custody in southern Colorado.

Nick Olivier, a spokesman for the Round Rock Police Department in Texas, said Wednesday night that Terry Allen Miles was taken into custody without incident, and the 14- and 7-year-old girls were found safe.

Miles was being sought for questioning in the death of 44-year-old Tonya Bates and the abduction of her daughters from the north Austin suburb. Bates’ body was found Sunday at the home she and Miles shared. It’s not clear how long she was dead.

Olivier did not have any other information Wednesday night.


4 p.m.

Texas authorities believe a 44-year-old man they’ve identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and abduction of her two daughters is in southern Colorado.

Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks says photos Dec. 30 from a convenience store in Trinidad, Colorado — about 200 miles (321.85 kilometers) south of Denver— appear to show Terry Allen Miles. He’s being sought for questioning in the death of 44-year-old Tonya Bates and the abduction of her 14- and 7-year-old daughters from the north Austin suburb.

Miles and Bates were roommates. Her body was found Sunday at the home they shared. It’s not clear how long she was dead.

Banks said Wednesday the girls weren’t in the photos but police received tips from people claiming to have seen them.

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