An email from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office this morning states that Tarver was found safe overnight at a residence in Center, Texas.

No other details are available at this time.


The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in the whereabouts of Christina Tarver.

Tarver was last seen at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 10.

At 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 10 Tarver’s mother, Larenda Murphy, received a Facebook message from Tarver stating that she had left with friends and to not worry.

Murphy told SCSO Deputy Jim Ed Matthews Tarver recently turned 18 and had just moved back home after living in Lufkin.

Numerous attempts by Deputy Matthews to contact friends of Tarver have not revealed any new information on her whereabouts.

Tarver is described a 5’7”, 140-pound white female with hazel eyes and dirty blonde hair. She has freckles on her face and nose and tattoos on her right shoulder and right wrist.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers are actively investigating this case. Anyone with any information on Tarver is asked to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at 936-598-5601.