Houston Police Department
Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 7510 Shady Villa Lane

February 4, 2012 - Houston police have arrested two suspects charged in the fatal stabbing of a man and the wounding of two others at 7510 Shady Villa Lane about 12:55 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 3).

Neva Jane Gonzales (H/f, DOB: 1-5-69) and Samuel Joseph Alvarado (H/m, DOB: 1-24-80) are both charged with capital murder in the 232nd State District Court. They are accused in the death of Jose Fernandez Maes, 46, of the above address. Photos of both suspects are attached to this news release.

Suspect, Neva Jane Gonzales Suspect, Samuel  Joseph Alvarado

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. Parker and Senior Police Officer S. Straughter reported:

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at the above addresss and upon arrival detained Gonzales and Alvarado. Mr. Maes and two other individuals had suffered multiple stab wounds. Maes was pronounced dead at the scene and the other two victims were transported to area hospitals in stable condition.

Further investigation revealed Gonzales and Alvarado had a previous argument with Maes and the victims. Gonzales and Alvarado then attempted to rob them. They were in the room with the victims when officers arrived and both suspects were taken into custody without incident.

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