Family still has questions about Irving teen's murder

The family of an Irving teen is still looking for answers after their daughter was murdered allegedly by her boyfriend.

Police said 16-year-old Racheal Wiest was killed on Memorial Day.

Her estranged boyfriend, 17-year-old Jacob Boyd, put her in a choke hold for 5 to 10 minutes during an argument, police said.

Racheal's parents said they never imagined their daughter to be the victim of domestic violence.

"Usually when you have a domestic dispute or something like that you see some kind of signs, something… bruises or something. I seen nothing," said Billy Wiest, her father.

Racheal died a few hours after she was taken to the hospital.

Boyd stayed at the scene and admitted he was responsible. He was arrested and charged with murder.

Now the Nimitz High School sophomore's parents wonder if they could have done anything more to prevent her death.

"You never imagine that what we considered a kid crush could be taken to a level where it just went from... she went to school at 8 that morning and then we are in the ICU that night saying goodbye to our 16-year-old," said Tracy Wiest, Racheal's stepmother.

LINK: www.gofundme.com/RachealWiest

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