Human remains have been found Friday that are consistent with Eric Torrez, according to the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office.

Crocket County Justice of the Peace Leah Contreras has ordered an autopsy to be performed.

Meanwhile, Torrez's sister, Victoria De Loera contacted KXVA, saying authorities told her Eric Torrez's body was found dead.

Loera said authorities said he was found in Barnhart, TX.

The family of Eric Torrez tell Fox15: "At this time I think we just want to thank everyone for all of their prayers and support and just ask to continue to pray for our family especially his children."

According to the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office the Torrez investigation will continue.

The TGC office says, upon completion of the autopsy, additional charges are expected to be filed on persons already in custody along with additional suspects identified during the investigation.

Editors Note: This article was edited to add additional information and updates from the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office.