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Update on Incident at 1919 Runnels

November 11, 2006 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man at 1919 Runnels about 3:10 p.m. on Friday (Nov.10).

The victim is identified as Lionel Johnson 31, of 1919 Runnels #211. He sustained a stab wound on the chest and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he later died.

The suspect, Schwanda Mosley (b/f, DOB: 2-8-75), was the common-law-wife of Mr. Johnson. She is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court.

Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and Officer T. Huynh reported:

Mr. Johnson was having an argument with Mosley over money, in apartment #211 of the Clayton Homes Housing Complex at 1919 Runnels. According to witnesses, the dispute moved to the southwest corner of the property where Mosley stabbed Johnson once in the chest. Both (Mosley and Johnson) are Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

Updated: JGA 11-11-06
NJM 11-10-06
Inc #173503306

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