Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 8600 Beechnut

September 10, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man found in the 8600 block of Beechnut about 12:10 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 9).

The identity of the victim, who was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he died, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Racus and Senior Police Officer J. Sosa reported:

HPD patrol officers and HFD paramedics responded to a person down call at the above location and found the victim with several stab wounds.  According to witnesses, unknown suspects tried to rob the victim.

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.

VHS/JFC  9-10-12
Inc. #115129112

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