Texas Man Charged with the Murder of Scientist Killed During Morning Run



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According to CBS-11, Sen was born in India. After college, she married Arindam Roy and moved to Plano in 2004. She studied at the University of Texas-Dallas and University of Birmingham, Alabama. She worked on cancer research for most of her career and had two sons, ages 12 and 6.

"Sarmistha lived a free and fearless life inspiring many with her infectious energy and carefree smile," reads a CaringBridge site set up by her family. "Sarmistha was an avid runner, gardener and a great cook. She practiced healthy mindful living and she could cook extremely healthy food that tasted amazingly good. She was a trained singer of Indian classical music and loved to teach and perform music."

Any money donated to her CaringBridge site will go to Sen's favorite charities that support cancer research and protection of the environment.

Moncrief's attorney, Joshua Andor, could not be reached for comment Wednesday. Andor told CNN his client was arraigned Monday on the murder charge. It is unclear whether he has entered a plea on either charge. According to jail records, Moncrief is being held on a $10 million bond for the murder charge and a $1 million bond for the burglary charge.

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