Incident at 215 Latham
October 28, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal stabbing and beating of a female
at 215 Latham about 9 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 27).
The identity of the female victim is pending
notification to next of kin by the Harris County Medical Examiner's
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.T. Mosqueda
and Officer L. Benavidez reported:
The landlord of the apartment duplex heard running
water coming from a downstairs apartment. After the landlord gained
access into the apartment, he noticed the bathroom door open and
blood on the floor. Upon looking into the bathtub, he observed
a set of feet underneath a rug in the bathtub. He immediately
walked out of the apartment and contacted police. Investigators
determined the female had been beaten and stabbed several times.
The victim lived in the apartment with another person who has
not been seen within the past week.
Anyone with information in this case 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.