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Incident at 16302 Edgemont

November 16, 2005 -- A murder charge has been filed against a suspect arrested in the apparent strangulation of a woman at 16302 Edgemont about 8 a.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 15).

The suspect, identified as Ricardo C. Isaac (b/m, DOB 7-30-67), was taken to the Fort Bend County Jail. Following questioning, the Fort Bend County District Attorney's office filed a murder charge against him. Isaac is accused in the death of his wife, Verdlyn Della Isaac, 29.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E. Gonzalez and Officer D. Robertson reported:

The suspect and victim have two children who were at school at the time of the incident. The suspect confronted his wife regarding her relationship with another male. It is believed the couple got into a physical confrontation when the suspect said he strangled his wife. The suspect remained at the scene until police arrived.

Investigators are awaiting autopsy results from the Galveston County Medical Examiner's office for an official cause of death on Ms. Isaac.

JFC/MES 11-16-05
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