Houston Police Department
Fatal Stabbing at 5201 Market Street

August 13, 2012 - The fatal stabbing of a man at 5201 Market Street about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday (August 11) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The victim, Ernest Ray Dewalt, 53, of the above address, was transported to LBJ General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer J. Villareal and Officer J. Horn reported:

Patrol officers responded to a stabbing call at an apartment complex at the above address and found Mr. Dewalt with a stab wound to his left shoulder area. He was transported to the hospital where he died. Investigators were told Dewalt and a female had gotten into an argument that ended when the female stabbed Dewalt. The female was questioned and later released.

JFC/VHS 8-13-12
Inc #102068012

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