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Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Stabbing at 5353 West Alabama

April 1, 2011 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of a man at 5353 West Alabama about 6:15 a.m. on March 21.

The suspect, Antone Richie (b/m, DOB: 9-4-57), is charged with murder in the 230th State District Court. A photo of Richie, who is believed to be homeless, is attached to this news release.

Antone Richie

The victim, Jim Andrew Lee, 58, of Houston, suffered multiple cuts and stab wounds and was transported from his residence to Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital on March 22. Doctors pronounced him dead on March 26.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers M. Miller and T. Miller reported:

Mr. Lee was employed as a security guard at an office building and parking garage at the above address. An investigation determined Lee got into an altercation with Richie, who was digging through a dumpster at the office building. At some point, Richie pulled a knife and stabbed Lee several times.

Anyone with information on the whereabout of suspect Antone Richie is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC 4-1-11
Inc. #038095711

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