Abilene police investigating homicide on I-20

Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Abilene police are investigating a homicide that happened on I-20 Monday night.

A press release states Steven Pharris, 26, of Abilene, was found dead inside a pickup truck after a crash was called in at mile marker 280 just after 11:00 p.m.

Investigators believe Pharris was traveling east down the interstate in a 2004 maroon or red Chevy Silverado extended-cab pickup when he crossed the median and ended up facing the opposite direction on westbound I-20, according to a press release.

Police say as of Tuesday morning, no arrests have been made.

No further information on this homicide, including Pharris’ cause of death, has been released.

The victim’s girlfriend, Cheyenne Worth, says he is leaving behind multiple kids.

“He showed me what life was about he showed me what love was about and people may have not saw that about that man but he loved and he loved hard… I just hope that the negativity stops and people just understand.”

Worth says the Pharris’ family need time and space to grieve their loss.

“His family, his kids all we need right now is just people to support us and be there for us and understand that we’re going through a very hard time trying to deal with this it wasn’t something we need to hear at 11 to 4 o’clock in the morning.”

BigCountryHomepage will update this article once additional information is released.

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