Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Beating of Man at 6623 Heffernan

May 11, 2010 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal beating of a man at 6623 Heffernan on April 17.

The suspect, Allen Bernard Gims (b/m, DOB: 8-22-64), is charged with capital murder in the 176th State District Court.

An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined the victim, Robert H. Jones, 67, of Houston, suffered blunt force trauma to his head, neck and torso.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Howard and Senior Police Officer E. Castaneda reported:

Mr. Jones was discovered in a warehouse in which he had been living.

Further investigation revealed Gims as a suspect in this case and, on Monday (May 10), he was arrested and charged.


Update: KJS/JFC 5-11-10
KJS/JFC 4-19-10
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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