Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 7807 Hiawatha

April 30, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman at 7807 Hiawatha about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday (April 29).

The victim, Su-Jung Teng, 79, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers T. Colbert and R. Klementich reported:

Mrs. Teng was inside her residence with her husband and then went outside to tend to her garden. At that time, an unknown male suspect entered the property and, for unknown reasons, attacked Teng. Her husband attempted to fight off the suspect and then called 9-1-1. The suspect then fled the residence through the backyard. Paramedics arrived and pronounced Teng deceased from stab wounds.

The suspect is described only as a black male.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC 4-30-15
Inc. #054245915

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