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Incident at 5200 Canterway

February 26, 2005 -- A suspect has been arrested in the death of a man after a confrontation in the 5200 block of Canterway about 8:35 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 25).

The juvenile suspect, 15, has been referred to Harris County Juvenile Probation Department authorities on a charge of murder. The victim is identified as Latrey Jamerson, 17, of 5319 Greylog. He suffered trauma to the head and was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.J. Grysen and Officer F. Mares reported:

Houston Fire Department personnel were called to the 5300 block of Greylog in regards to a male who was unconscious. Paramedics transported the male (Jamerson) to the hospital.

Witnesses said Jamerson had been confronted by the suspect in the 5200 block of Canterway and that the suspect struck Jamerson without any provocation. Jamerson fell back and hit his head on a concrete curb.

Investigators were able to determine the identity of the suspect and he was later arrested without incident.

JFC 2-26-05
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