Fatal Stabbing at 9449 Briar Forest
June 4, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man at 9449 Briar Forest about 11 p.m. on Thursday (June 3).
The male victim, age unknown, suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. M. Cegielski and Senior Police Officer A. J. Palos reported:
The victim, his girlfriend and her young daughter had just arrived at the girlfriend's apartment and were watching television. At some point, the daughter went to the closet to get a blanket and found her father (her mother's ex-boyfriend) hiding in the closet. The suspect, armed with a butcher knife, came out of the closet, stabbed the victim and then fled the scene.
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.