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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 8100 Sands Point

August 15, 2011 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a woman at 8100 Sands Point about 3:30 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 14).

The suspect, Alexander Cutino-Cabrera (H/m, DOB: 7-13-69), is charged with murder in the 180th State District Court.  A photo of Cutino-Cabrera is attached to this news release.

The female victim, 31, suffered multiple stab wounds to the back and chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Williams and Officers M. Khan and R. Nunez reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a 911 call of a disturbance at the above location.  When officers arrived, Cutino-Cabrera answered the door with blood on his hands and arms.  Officers then saw the victim lying on the floor deceased, behind Cutino-Cabrera.  Further investigation determined Cutino-Cabrera and the victim got into an argument and, at some point during the argument, he stabbed the victim.  The suspect admitted to his involvement in the stabbing and was taken into custody at the scene. 

Alexander Cutino-Cabrera
Alexander Cutino-Cabrera

VHS/KJS  8-15-11
Inc. #105510811  

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