Houston Police Department
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 8500 Nairn

November 05, 2014 - Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal stabbing of a male found at 8500 Nairn about 12:40 a.m. on October 29.  

Jose Diaz (H/m, 57) is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court.  A photo of Diaz is attached to this news release.

The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Holbrook and H. Garcia and Officers K. Winningham, K. McDonald and C. Sharp reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to the Brookside Apartments at the above address after witnesses stated they found the victim while they were walking home.  The male had suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Further investigation identified Diaz, the roommate of the victim, as a suspect in this case.  On Tuesday (Nov. 4), Diaz was arrested without incident.

Jose Diaz
Jose Diaz

Update: JKS/KJS 11-5-14
VHS/JFC 10-29-14
Inc. #137773714

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