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Update on Incident at 2100 Tannehill Drive

August 18, 2005 -- Houston police have learned the identity of a man fatally stabbed at 2100 Tannehill Drive #2112 about 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 16). He has been identified as William Keith Hall, 30, of 2100 Tannehill Drive #2112.

The suspect, Abraham Ortega (H/m, 6-4-84), has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the 179th State District Court.

HAD Homicide Division Sergeant L. A. Flores and Officer P. Yochum reported:

William Hall and Ortega got into a physical altercation. At some point during the altercation, Ortega produced a knife and stabbed Hall multiple times in the torso, neck and facial area. Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced him dead. Ortega fled the scene in Hall's vehicle and was apprehended a short time later after a brief chase in that vehicle. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HAD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

Update NJM/MES 8-18-05
NJM/MES 8-16-05

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.