UPDATE: Montgomery County Jail records indicate Emma Presler was arrested Thursday, August 26.

According to her jail roster listing, Presler is charged with first degree murder, bail jumping/failure to appear, credit card abuse, and three counts of possession of a controlled substance.

KTRK-TV reports she was arrested in Waller County, just northwest of Houston.


A missing Texas teenager is accused of a heinous crime, and police are hoping the public can help them find her.

The Accused

Houston police are searching for 19-year-old Emma Presler, who's been on the run since Friday, August 6.

What Happened?

According to investigators, Presler entered a home in Kingwoood on August 6 and poured a flammable substance on a couple, then lit him them on fire before fleeing the scene.

The victims were identified as, 26. Graham later died as a result of his burns.

Graham leaves behind three children. Lindros remains hospitalized.


Lindros' aunt told KTRK-TV that Presler knew her niece, but police have not released a possible motive for the attack.

Not Her First Time Under Suspicion

KTRK further reports that Presler was suspected of being the getaway driver in a case involving the murder of a 20-year-old woman with cerebral palsy in 2020, but a judge determined that there was not enough probable cause to charge her.

What If I See Her?

There's no telling where Presler could be, but if you happen to spot her or have some idea where she may be, Houston police need you to contact them at (713) 308-3600.

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