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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing of a Man at 11113 Katy Freeway Service Road

May 16, 2011 - The fatal stabbing of a man at 11113 Katy Freeway service road about 4 a.m. on Saturday (May 14) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The male victim, 24, of Garland, Texas, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Wilson and Officer D. Gunter reported:

The victim and two other men were in their hotel room when one man placed a knife on the victim's bed.  The knife was pointed upwards and held in place by the bedding.  The victim, not realizing the knife was there, jumped onto the bed and landed on the knife.

KJS/JKS  5-16-11
Inc. #061482211

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