Houston Police Department
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 2832 South Bartell

February 27, 2014 - Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal stabbing of a man at 2832 South Bartell #37 about 5:40 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 26).

Walter R. Sam, Jr., 26, is charged with murder in the 337th State District Court. He is accused in the death of Raymond Thomas Stewart, Jr., 27, who was pronounced dead at the scene. A photo of Sam is attached to this release.

Suspect Walter R. Sam

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rhoads and Officers N. Rosenblatt and K. Daignault reported:

Mr. Stewart and the suspect becamed involved in an argument which led to a struggle in the apartment at the above address. Stewart, while attempting to leave the building, was stabbed by Sam. Sam was arrested at the scene.

JKS/KJS 2-27-14
Inc. #024248714

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