Update on Incident at 2000 La Branch
May 31, 2005 -- Houston police
have arrested the suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man at 2000
La Branch about 5:25 a.m. on Friday (May 27).
The suspect, Dereskey Lashawn Hayden (b/f, DOB
11-17-76), charged with murder in the 232nd District Court, was
arrested on Saturday (May 28) in the 6200 block of Overdale.
The deceased male is identified as John Joseph
Kimball, 69, of 6330 Cypress Lane North in Maple Grove, MN. He
suffered multiple stab wounds.
HPD Homicide Division Officers R.P. Martinez
and T.J. McCorvey reported:
Witnesses saw Hayden argue with and then stab
Mr. Kimball several times. While he was on the ground, Hayden
searched through his pants' pockets. She took the victim's black
gym bag and walked away.
Updated: NJM/JGA 5-31-05
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