Court docs reveal new evidence in West Texas student's murder

Court records detail the evidence that led police to arrest the boyfriend of a murdered co-ed from Keller.

Zuzu Verk disappeared in West Texas last October after a date with Robert Fabian. Her remains were discovered last Friday and positively identified Monday.

Court records detail the evidence that led police to arrest the boyfriend of a murdered co-ed from Keller.

According to police documents, the evening of October 11 was supposed to include a romantic dinner and a massage for Verk at her boyfriend's apartment in Alpine, but the evening turned violent.

Alpine police say Fabian told them the two got into a heated argument when he made comments "concerning an ex-girlfriend."

Fabian told police he watched Verk leave in her car around 2 or 3 in the morning. Police say Fabian later changed his story, saying he left his apartment around that time and Verk left later. Fabian's neighbor provided police a different timeline, saying he heard arguing and loud noises and then saw Fabian leave at 4 in the morning.

Police say cell phone records show Fabian and his friend, Chris Estrada, were at a Dollar General store the next day. Estrada says he lent Fabian his credit card which Fabian used to purchase "three plastic painters' drop cloths." Police say surveillance video confirms Fabian made the purchase.

Cell phone records also reveal Estrada was "at or near various commercial dumpsters in the area" in the hours after Verk's disappearance.

At one point, when a friend noticed Estrada was acting strange, he replied "I don't want to get you involved. Don't ask questions."

In the days following Verk's disappearance, as the news became public, police say Fabian told friends he needed to delete certain Facebook posts because some things he said "did not look good, as he was a suspect."

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