Update: Investigation into Murder-Suicide at 3821 and 3829 Mount Pleasant
April 13, 2017 -A fourth person wounded during a shooting incident at 3821 and 3829 Mount Pleasant about 7:10 a.m. on Friday (April 7) has died.
The victim, Laverne Hudson Holmes, 64, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital. On Monday (April 10), she was pronounced deceased.
Two men, Robert Lee Wesley, 65, and Jocheralline Lamont Murphy, 42, and a woman were pronounced dead at the above addresses last Friday.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Elsbury and Officer K. Elliot reported:
About 7:10 a.m., HPD patrol officers responded to a welfare check call at 3829 Mount Pleasant. Officers arrived, forced entry and found three persons inside with gunshot wounds. One male (Mr. Wesley) and one female were pronounced deceased. A second female (Ms. Holmes) was transported to the hospital.
A preliminary investigation determined a second scene at 3821 Mount Pleasant, where another male (Mr. Murphy) was found deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
The investigation has been linked to an additional murder in Fresno, Texas, being investigated by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. It is believed after committing multiple murders and an aggravated assault, the female suspect (found in the residence at 3829 Mount Pleasant) committed suicide. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with additional information in these cases is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Update #1: KJS/JFC 4-13-17
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