Update on Incident at 5300 W. Bellfort
May 16, 2006 -- Charges have
been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of
a man at 5300 W. Bellfort about 9:15 p. m. on Saturday (May 13).
The suspect, Michael Mbugua (b/m, DOB 9/1/84),
is charged with murder in the 339th State District Court.
The victim is identified as Bruce Laine Caldwell,
20, of 12700 Brandon Bend in Missouri City. He suffered multiple
stab wounds and was transported to an area hospital where he later
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and
Officer T. Huynh reported:
Mbugua and Caldwell, who were passengers in a
vehicle, were arguing when Mbugua stabbed Caldwell several times
causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and crash. Caldwell
was able to get out of the vehicle and run, but Mbugua chased
him down and stabbed him several more times.
Updated: NJM/GO 5/16/06
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