Waco, Texas (KWKT) — At 12:15 Tuesday morning, Waco Police Department officers responded to an aggravated robbery at 2742 Madison Drive.
Police discovered a 19-year-old white male victim had just returned to his apartment. The victim told police when he was shutting his door a white female he knows as Tarrie Lynn Byrom, 28, forced the door open and entered the apartment with three black males.
The three males started assaulting the victim by hitting him in the head and body with their fists and a handgun. They bound the victim with tape and continued the assault. The three males and female suspects went through the apartment taking property. The four suspects fled the apartment and the female and one of the black male suspects were seen leaving in the victims green 2007 Ford Pick-up.
The victim was able to free himself and ran to a neighbor for help. The victim was taken to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the attack. He has been treated and released.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., officers received a call of gunshots in the area of the 500 block of Sedwick. The gunshots were heard several hours earlier but police were not called immediately. When law enforcement arrived they discovered the robbery victim's stolen pick-up parked in the middle of the roadway.
Officers searching the area also located the body of Tarrie Lynn Byrom lying in a yard/driveway area of 2004 North 5th street, several yards away from the stolen pick-up.
It was obvious that Byrom had been shot and stabbed several times in the upper torso. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Peterson. Byrom's’ body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy.
No arrests have been made as of now. Special Crimes, Crime Scene Technicians and Victim Services responded to assist patrol.