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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Death of Man at 609 Schweikhardt

May 16, 2011 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a man found at 609 Schweikhardt #1 about 7 p.m. on Sunday (May 15).

The suspect, Noe Gerardo Morin (H/m, DOB: 1-28-79) is charged with murder in the 337th State District Court.  A photo of suspect Morin is attached to this news release.

The victim has been identified as Marlon Thomas, 35, of the above address.  His cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Williams and Officer M. Khan reported:

The victim's head and one arm were discovered in a trash bag behind cinderblocks that support the resident at 609 Schweikhardt.  A chainsaw was also discovered with the trash bag.  The remainder of a body, with a partially severed arm, was found nearby in the backyard of an adjacent property at 4611 Coker.  There were no other obvious injuries to the victim.

Further investigation identified Morin as the suspect in this case and he remains in custody.

Noe Gerardo Morin

Update: JKS/VHS 5-16-11
Inc. #062242511

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