UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 680 West Sam Houston Parkway South
January 12, 2017 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman found at 680 West Sam Houston Parkway South about 11:10 p.m. on December 26, 2016.
The suspect, Kenia Lashan Wilkins (b/f, 21), is charged with capital murder in the 339th State District Court. She is accused in the killing of Meng Bo, 30, of Houston, who died at the scene.
A photo of suspect Wilkins is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer S. Spivey and Officer T. Ferguson reported:
Witnesses reported hearing a gunshot in the Camden Holly Springs apartment complex at the above address. They then found Ms. Bo in the complex and attempted to provide medical assistance. HFD paramedics arrived a short time later and pronounced her deceased.
According to witnesses, a dark-colored, four-door sedan fled the scene at a high rate of speed.
Further investigation identified Wilkins as the suspect in this case and, on Wednesday (January 11), she was taken into custody without incident.
Kenia Lashan Wilkins
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