KRHN/Kerrville, TX Morning Host Sherry Ruth Francis Murdered In Station Parking Lot
May 26, 2016 at 8:53 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends out condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of RANCH RADIO GROUP Country KRHN (96.5 THE FOX)/KERRVILLE, TX morning personality SHERRY RUTH FRANCIS, who was found murdered in the RANCH RADIO GROUP parking lot early YESTERDAY (5/25) morning. News sources are reporting that FRANCIS was attacked on her way in to the station, and suspect GILBERT MANRIQUEZ is in custody and has confessed to the murder. According to KSAT-TV, the crime appears to be a random act of violence.
"She may have seen this subject standing here when she got out of her car, hollered at him to leave, and he attacked her," surmised KERR County Sheriff W.R. "RUSTY" HIERHOLZER. The station has declined comments, but posted on its FACEBOOK page saying, "All of us at the RANCH are shocked and heartbroken at this random act of violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and loved ones. Respecting their privacy, we will not comment on any details of this tragedy."