Suspect Arrested, Charged in Womanís Death at 6300 Greens

January 21, 2010 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a woman found in the 6300 block of Greens Road on January 8.

The suspect, Larry Allen Ricketts (w/m, DOB: 9-6-68), is charged with murder in the 184th State District Court. He is accused in the death of Becky Lou Hamilton, 52, of Huffman, who suffered blunt force trauma to the head.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. C. Padilla and Senior Police Officer R. Swainson reported:

Homicide investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Texas EquuSearch were searching areas in north Houston for Ms. Hamilton, who was reported missing. During the search, the remains of a deceased person inside a foot locker were found in a wooded area near the 6300 block of Greens Road. The remains were later identified by fingerprints to be Hamilton.

Further investigation developed information that identified Ricketts as a suspect in this case and on Friday (Jan. 15) he was arrested in the 19500 block of the Eastex Freeway without incident.

HPD homicide investigators are attempting to locate items stolen from Hamilton’s recovered vehicle, including jewelry, a reciprocating saw, a car stereo and jumper cables.

Anyone with information in this case or on the missing property is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC 1-21-10
Inc. #003431810

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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