POLICE Department

Update: Suspect Sketch in Fatal Stabbing at 2200 Gessner

February 3, 2016 - Houston police have released a composite sketch and are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of a man at 2200 Gessner about 7 p.m. on January 11.

A sketch of the suspect is attached to this news release.  The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male, 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, with an average build.  He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater with blue jeans. The suspect also appeared to have acne scarring on his face along with shoulder-length wavy black hair.

The victim, Frederick Williams, 53, of Houston, suffered multiple stab wounds and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Klementich and J. Saldana reported:

According to witnesses, Mr. Williams and the suspect were at a METRO bus stop at the above address when they began arguing.  During the argument, the suspect produced a knife and stabbed Williams.  The suspect then fled on foot westbound on Hammerly.  He was seen going into a nearby townhouse complex.

Anyone with information on the suspect in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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