Houston Police Department
Update: Suspect Arrested in Death of Man Found at 5700 Northwest Center Drive

December 6, 2013 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a man after a fire was extinguished at 5700 Northwest Center Drive about 3:30 a.m. on September 29.

The suspect, Christian L. Sayles (b/m, DOB: 11-25-92), is charged with murder in the 179th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Keith Booker, 47, of Houston.

A photo of suspect Sayles is attached to this news release.

Suspect Christian Sayles

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers M. Stahlin and J. Rhoads reported:

A passing motorist called the Houston Fire Department after seeing what he believed was a fire coming from an office parking garage at the above address. HFD crews responded and found a car on fire. While putting out the fire, they found Mr. Booker's body inside and called HPD.
Further investigation identified Sayles as the suspect in this case. ;He was arrested on Wednesday (Dec. 4) without incident.

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