Houston Police Department
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Stabbing at 1919 West Main

March 5, 2012 - Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal stabbing of a man at 1919 West Main about 5:15 a.m. last Friday (March 2).

Hilario Soliz (H/m, DOB: 2/18/67) is charged with murder in the 338th State District Court.  He is accused in the death of his roommate, 51, whose identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  A mugshot of Soliz is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Rohling and Officer J. Harvey reported:

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at the above address and found the victim lying on the floor with multiple stab and slash wounds.  Soliz, the victim's roommate, told investigators the victim fell on his knife during an argument.

JKS/JFC 3-5-12
Inc. #026669912

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