Update on Incident at 8204 Brockton #3
February 16, 2005 -- Houston
police homicide investigators are asking for the public's help
in locating the parents of a child found dead at 8204 Brockton
about 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 15).
The unidentified female victim, who appeared
to be about two years of age, had bruises on her right side and
legs. The Harris County Medical Examiner is investigating the
cause of death.
The parents, who are wanted for questioning at
this time, are identified as Roman Aguila and Marisel Perez Texis
(H/f, DOB 9-9-82). Aguila is described only as a Hispanic male
in his late 20s to early 30s and Perez Texis is described only
as having a petite build. The couple has another child, a boy
named Gabriel Aguila, whose believed to be about three years old.
It is believed the couple and Gabriel are somewhere in the southeast
area of the city where there are other known relatives. There
are no photos available of the parents or child at this time.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Torres and
Officer S. Straughter reported:
A Houston police officer was at the apartment
complex at 8204 Brockton on a separate call regarding the recovery
of a stolen vehicle when he was approached by the manager of the
complex. She told the officer she had received several unidentified
phone calls to check on apartment #3. The manager said she and
a maintenance man went into the apartment to check on the welfare
of the tenants and found a small child wrapped in a blanket on
the bedroom floor. The patrol officer went inside and found the
child dead. Witnesses said the parents of the child had not been
seen in the apartment since Saturday evening (Feb. 12), three
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of
the parents and/or Gabriel is urged to contact the HPD Homicide
Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.