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Help Sought in Identifying Suspect in Incident at 3200 Travis

April 25, 2005 -- Houston police homicide investigators have released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in the capital murder of a woman in the 3200 block of Travis on September 22, 2004.

The victim, Linda Oaties-Roumo, 49, of 2505 Fannin was beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled.

The unidentified wanted suspect is described as a black male wearing a light colored "FUBU" jersey with the numbers 05 on the front, back and shoulders. He was also wearing dark colored shorts and light colored tennis shoes.

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HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T.C. Bloyd and Officer D.L. Robertson reported:

About 6:50 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2004, Linda's partially nude body was found in the parking garage of a business in the 3200 block of Travis. About 10:30 the previous evening, Linda was seen at a bus stop in the 3200 block of South Main. She was seen arguing with an unidentified person described as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s. The male was about 6 feet tall, had a muscular build, short cropped black Afro hair and had a white T-shirt draped around his neck.

Photos of the possible suspect have been obtained from the building security system where the attack on Linda occurred. It's believed the attack happened about 12:25 a.m. on September 22. Investigators are asking anyone with information on the suspect in the photos to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/DLR 4-25-05
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.