September 27, 1989 ~ November 10, 2012 
Website By 
Kim Erick Smith 

Murder Mystery in Midlothian Texas

Christopher Todd Erick


Christopher Todd Erick- 23 YEARS OLD


 WARNING....GRAPHIC PHOTOS OF A DECEASED PERSON!


AFTER A TWO YEAR BATTLE WITH MIDLOTHIAN TEXAS POLICE DEPARTMENT TO VIEW CHRISTOPHER'S CRIME SCENE PICTURES

IT WAS ONLY WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE AND CBS CRIMESIDER THAT

SIX CRIME SCENE PHOTOS WERE FINALLY RELEASED TO THE MOTHER.


WE NEVER EXPECTED TO SEE WHAT WE FOUND! 


NOT ONLY WAS CHRISTOPHER MURDERED AT HIS PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE 

IN MIDLOTHIAN TEXAS HE HAD BEEN TORTURED!



(Crime scenes contain physical evidence that is pertinent to a criminal investigation. This evidence is collected by crime scene investigators (CSIs) and Law enforcement .The location of a crime scene can be the place where the crime took place, or can be any area that contains evidence from the crime itself.)




BEFORE VIEWING THE CRIME SCENE PICTURES ALL WE KNEW WAS CHRISTOPHER:

(ACCORDING TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINER)


1.)  TESTED POSITIVE FOR CYANIDE POISON.

2.) SUFFERED TWO SEPERATE HEART ATTACKS.  ONE FULL DAY SEPERATING EACH HEART ATTACK.

3.)  DEATH WAS NOT IMMEDIATE HE SUFFERED A LONG DRAWN OUT PAINFUL DEATH OVER TWO DAYS. 

4.)  FIRST THE M.E. CALLED THIS A NATURAL DEATH DUE TO HEART DISEASE AND WAS DOCUMENTED ON HIS DEATH CERTIFICATE AS         "NATURAL DEATH"  BUT THE DEATH CERTIFICATE WAS CHANGED  TO "UNDETERMINED" TWO MONTHS LATER AFTER TESTING                POSITIVE FOR CYANIDE POISON.  THE REMAINING CYANIDE AND THE CONTAINER WERE NEVER FOUND.






FACTS:


1. The Autopsy Report states:  "it is unclear whether  the decedent acted alone in causing his own death or if another individual may have assisted him or possibly poisoned him. As such the manner of death is UNDETERMINED."  


2.  Police ruled it as "suicide " despite the Medical Examiners recommending an investigation.  .  As of August 7, 2014 this case is now CLOSED! 

 Full AUTOPSY REPORT Is Attached Here:  Pg. 1   Pg. 2, Pg. 3 ,  Pg. 4 Pg. 5  Pg. 6   


Click here for the DEATH CERTIFICATE

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   Click Here for Original Photo 1     THESE ARE PICTURES TAKEN BY THE MOTHER AT THE FUNERAL HOME.  Below Are Enhanced Photos:   Injuries surrounding the Indention in the right temple area of the skull.  Someone knocked the heck out of Chris' head! How can police say this was a suicide??  Why didn't the medical examiner document this huge dent in the side of Christopher's head??




 Click Here for Original Photo 2

 Enhanced Photos Below

Detective Daron Ehly states in his police report,  "The room was found in disarray" and  "There were no signs of foul play present in the room."



Crime Scene Photos Attached in Video. (below)



WHAT WE FOUND IN PICTURES:


1.)  THE BODY HAD BEEN MOVED AND STAGED TO APPEAR AS A NATURAL DEATH.            

      A.) SLIDE MARKS ON THE SHEETS FROM VICTIMS BUTT , LEG AND ARMS BEING SLID INTO PLACE.

      B.) DRAW SHEET PRESENT UNDER THE BODY USED TO CARRY HIM.

      C.) SHOE IMPRINT LEFT ON SHEETS FROM SOMEONE EXITING THE BED AFTER PLACING THE BODY.

      D.)  DOUBLE LIVIDITY


2.)  RESTRAINT CHAIR PRESENT NEXT TO THE BODY WITH RESTRAINT STRAPS STILL ATTACHED

       AND CORRELATING RESTRAINT MARKS VISIBLE ON THE BODY CHEST AND ARMS.


3.)  HIDDEN MESSAGE PAINTED DIRECTLY ON THE WALL OVER THE BODY HIDDEN BEHIND THE 

       WALL HANGING.  PAINTED IN A BLOOD RED DRIPPING PAINT WAS CHRIS' CHEST TATOO OF HIS 

       CHRISTIAN CROSS AND IT SAID "A KING PRICE" WITH A FIRE BREATHING DRAGON ATTACHED. 


4.)  CYANIDE SALT STILL PRESENT ON CHRISTOPHER'S CLOSED LIPS AS THOUGH IT WAS BEING FORCED


5.)  IMPRINT ON CHRIS' UPPER CHEST OF THE BACK OF THE CHAIR AND VASELINE PRESENT ON THE 

      CHAIR INDICATING CHRIS WAS BENT OVER THE CHAIR AND POSSIBLY RAPED DURING THOSE TWO

      DAYS. 

      


6.)  ROPE PRESENT IN THE FLOOR AT THE FOOT OF THE BED.

  Original Photo Click Here

Enhanced Photo Below- Click on photo to expand. Cadaveric Spasm in victims wrist indicating a highly emotional traumatic death!  Restraint marks on victim!  





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Injuries visible on  the neck and collar bone area. Medical Examiner did document a tear (Aortic Dissection) in the Aorta 1 cm from the Left Subclavian Artery. 





5)  RESTRAINT CHAIR WITH  CORDS ATTACHED TO CHAIR- - CORRELATING RESTRAINT MARKS ON VICTIM,  FORCE FED CYANIDE POISON- Click on images to expand.



6)  Original Unedited Photo  6 -Enhanced Photo Below-  CHAIR PATTERN ON VICTIM'S CHEST INDICATES VICTIM WAS BENT OVER THE RESTRAINT CHAIR-  VASELINE-  VICTIM WAS BOUND AND RAPED!  TWO DAYS OF HELL!

* CLICK ON THE IMAGES BELOW TO VIEW THE FULL PHOTOS AND PHOTO DESCRIPTIONS *



Below-  Crime scene photo on November 10, 2012- taken inside victim's bedroom the miniblinds are bent up and allowing sunshine in.  Two days later external photos taken and the miniblinds have been replaced with new wide slat miniblinds.  More signs of struggle.  Victim  attempted to escape the house using the window.  

MODIFICATION UPDATES ENDED HERE- 



#3 - Evidence of Foul Play-- Staged Crime Scene- Room Found In A Disarray: 

Crime Scene Photos: #169 & 170


***  Police reports state that the room was found in a "disarray" and that police did take pictures of the room,  but police denied Christopher's Mother' s request for photos showing this entire room. 

Above is my picture that I took of Christopher at the funeral home.  Not consistent with someone who died face up like Christopher was "found."



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                                                                         CRIME SCENE PHOTO FINDINGS:  


1)  Pat Erick claimed Chris died naturally and peacefully and said in her police statement that when she went in, "he was sleeping, he was dead but looked so peaceful."  Chris died with his eyes open not like someone who appears to be sleeping and the clinched up fist says that this was a very painful death.


2)  Christopher was found face up according to police reports and this crime scene photo confirmed he was found face up. My photos taken of him 3 days later show lividity on the right side of his face indicating Chris didnt die face up but had been moved prior to calling police. Police withheld any crime scene photos showing the right side of his face.



3 ) Painting and other pictures on the wall above the bed which were disheveled. (The crooked painting caused the hidden message written on the wall behind it to be visible. ("A King Price")   Also hanging above Christopher's bed was his most prized guitar which was improperly hung in a way that could have caused damage with strings flat against the painted wall, something Chris would have never done himself or allowed anyone else to do either. This guitar was hung after Chris was already dead. 


4) The items placed on the chair next to Chris' bed where clearly placed nicely in the center of the chair only.


5) Legs of his shorts were perfectly placed down at his knees as if he was standing up. The shorts look like a fresh clean, unworn pair of shorts placed on Chris.


6) The position of his body  (as if he just crawled in bed and covered up) does not corroborate with autopsy report of someone who suffered 2 heart attacks, convulsions and long drawn out suffocation . It took Chris 2 days to die. 


7)  Both the glass and the Gatorade bottle appear to be empty.

8)  The brown fitted sheet on Christopher's bed which is seen perfectly smooth & attached over all four corners of the mattress. The only wrinkles or marks visible was where Chris' bottom had clearly been dragged across the brown sheet and up into the position he was found in.





 

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