2nd Update on Incident at 4218 Lillian
March 9, 2007 -- Houston police
have learned the identity of a victim in a fatal stabbing at 4218
Lillian about 3 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 26). The case will be referred
to a Harris County grand jury.
The victim, Fransisco Javier Ferrera, 40, of
4218 Lillian suffered trauma and stab wounds to his body and was
pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect is identified Juan Carlos Zelaya-Rodriguez
(H/m, DOB: 6-10-71).
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M.W. McStravick,
C.W. Howard and Officers T.A. Andrade and E.R. Carstens reported:
The victim was involved in a physical altercation
with Zelaya-Rodriguez in an apartment building. During the altercation,
which continued down a nearby street, the victim suffered severe
physical trauma and stab wounds to his body. He was stuffed in
a garbage can, where he was later found.
2nd Update: NJM/GO 3-9-07
Updated: NJM/GO 3-2-07
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