Murder or suicide?
Murder or suicide?

Michael Cortez, 22, Bayou Body Count No. 125

Houston homicide detectives are investigating a stabbing death last night that may be a suicide.

Michael Cortez, 22, was found dead in an apartment in the 9400 block of Redford about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Police had been called to the southeast side residence on a suicide in progress, and discovered Cortez stabbed in the neck.

"A female person of interest who lived with Cortez was detained for questioning, but has not been charged in this incident," HPD says.

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.


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