Fatal Stabbing at 6360 Skyline Drive

August 31, 2009 - The fatal stabbing of a man at 6360 Skyline Drive about 9:20 p.m. on Friday (Aug. 28) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The deceased male, Bruce Simmons, 49, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Griffin, Senior Police Officers A. Palos and C. Hufstedler, and Officer R. Houghton reported:

The victim was involved in a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend when her son, 21, attempted to defend her. During the struggle, the male was stabbed one time in the chest.

The girlfriend and her son were questioned in the incident and released without charges at this time.

JFC/VHS 8-31-09
Inc #126493709

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