Houston Police Department
Investigation into Man's Death Following Incident at 2401 San Jacinto

March 6, 2012 - Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in the investigation into the death of a man following an altercation at 2401 San Jacinto about 1:20 a.m. on February 17.

The male, Jason Jefferson, 39, suffered a serious head injury and died at St. Luke's Hospital on February 27.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. McGray and Senior Police Officer T. Tyler reported:

Mr. Jefferson was involved in an altercation in front of Rich's nightclub at the above address.  At the time, he received a head injury and was transported to the hospital.  Doctors pronounced him dead 10 days later.

Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed the altercation to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/JKS    3-6-12
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.