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    January 23, 2014
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    September 4, 2013

    UPDATED One Student Killed, Two Others Injured at Spring High School

    Update: Press conference: Sheriff Adrian Garcia confirms one 17-year-old dead and four injured. "We have three persons of interest that our investigators are interviewing....We believe that a confrontation of some sort occurred...this morning that ultimately led to a physical confrontation that then ... More >>

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    April 9, 2013

    UPDATED: Stabbing at Lone Star College-Cy Fair; 14 Injured, 2 Critical

    A stabbing at Lone Star College-Cy Fair today has generated initial, unconfirmed reports of as many as 13 people being injured, with one suspect caught and another at large. "Several people have been transported to area hospitals," Lone Star College System Spokesman Jed Young stated in an e-mail. Y ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    East Texas and Butcher Knives: Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together

    East Texas is known for many things: the piney woods, beautiful lakes, white supremacists, meth dealers and girls name Crystal immediately come to mind. But, apparently, you may soon be able to add butcher knife to that list. Two separate reports detail the use of butcher knives used in recent crime ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Demarcus Moses: Hit With Murder Charge After Wild Stabbing Of Shotgun-Toting Man

    In the great game of life, when a showdown features a shotgun-toting man in an apartment versus a knife-wielding man trying to break into that apartment, the odds are usually with the gunman. But that wasn't the case early Saturday morning on the southeast side, and Demarcus Jarrell Moses, 36, the ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Unidentified Male Stabbed To Death In Texans-Packers Argument Between Neighbors, Bayou Body Count No. 177

    A large-scale argument on the north side of town led to the stabbing death of one unidentified male Sunday night, Houston police say. "Two groups of neighbors" broke out into a big argument in the 4700 block of Mcewen about 9:30 p.m. last night, HPD says. (Reportedly the fight concerned the Texans- ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Luis Rodriguez Espinoza, 35, Stab Victim Drove Himself to Closed Hospital, Bayou Body Count No. 166

    A man who drove himself to a recently closed hospital after being stabbed in the neck died Sunday morning, police say. Luis Rodriguez Espinoza, 35, of Cypress, drove himself to the Spring Branch Medical Center about 8:30 a.m. Sunday, police said. "Officers responded to the above location, the rece ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Manuel Ignacio Iracheta, 20, Stabbed in Roadside Fight, Bayou Body Count No. 159

    A deadly assault has resulted in murder charges after a roadside stabbing shortly before midnight September 9, police say. Manuel Ignacio Iracheta, 20, was killed in the 8000 block of the North Freeway after an altercation grew violent, HPD says. Octavio Daniel Figueroa, 23, has been charged with ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Unidentified Stabbing Victim, Bayou Body Count No. 155

    A man was stabbed to death in an apparent robbery attempt on the west side shortly after midnight Sunday, Houston police say. HPD responded Sunday to a "man down" call about 12:10 a.m. at the 8600 block of Beechnut near South Gessner. The victim was found suffering from several stab wounds and was ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Unidentified Stabbing Victim, 48, Bayou Body Count No. 123

    A man was stabbed to death outside a Telephone Road business about 1:30 this morning, police say. The 48-year-old victim, whose identity has not been released pending notification of his family, was seen being beaten by an eyewitness near the South Loop and I-45. "When the witness began honking hi ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Ceceilia Sanders, 27, Bayou Body Count No. 116

    A woman was stabbed to death in her apartment near her two small children a little after midnight Monday, and a man has been charged with murder. Ceceilia Sanders, 27, was found in her apartment in the 5600 block of Yale, stabbed several times. Two children, ages three and eight months old, were ne ... More >>

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    July 30, 2012

    Unidentified Man Found Stabbed to Death: Bayou Body Count No. 114

    Houston police are investigating the stabbing death of a man that occurred Friday afternoon. The identity of the victim, who was found face down at a residence at 10751 Corona Lane about 4:30 p.m. on July 27, is being withheld pending notification of relatives.

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    June 14, 2012
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    April 11, 2012

    RIP Buddy: Who the Hell Stabs a Dog Five Times?

    The Galveston County Daily News is reporting that a West End woman's mixed-breed Lab was found stabbed to death earlier this week. Buddy was in a ditch, stabbed five times. [Lt. Joel] Caldwell, commander of the Galveston Police Department's Animal Services Unit, has taught courses on animal cruelt ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Unidentified Male, 51, Who "Fell on His Knife," Bayou Body Count No. 28

    A man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his roommate, even though he told cops "the victim fell on his knife during an argument." Hilario Soliz, 44, has been charged with the murder of a 51-year-old man whose name has not been released. The incident happened about 5:15 a.m. Frid ... More >>

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    November 22, 2011

    Yohance McClane, 30, Bayou Body Count No. 180

    The Harris County District Attorney's office will decide whether to present charges to a grand jury in the death of Yohance McClane, 30, who was stabbed to death by his girlfriend, police say. McClane died at his apartment in the 16100 block of Vickery on the northside about 12:40 a.m. Monday, HPD ... More >>

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    October 24, 2011

    Unidentified Male Stabbed To Death, 32, Bayou Body Count No. 160

    A stabbing death at four in the morning​A 32-year-old man was stabbed to death in northwest Houston early Sunday morning, police say. They say the man, whose name has not been released pending notification of his family, stopped at a parking lot at 700 West Mount Houston about 4 in the mornin ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    The Garcia Family Wants To Know Why Someone Is Killing All Their Pets, Including Stabbing A Horse

    Photo via HPDAngel: Horse was stabbed to death​It's been a grim October for the Garcia family of northeast Houston. On October 3, their collie "Little Buddy" was found shot to death, Four days later, the Rottweiler "P.J." died from poisoning. And a day later their horse "Angel" was, of all th ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Michael Cortez, 22, Bayou Body Count No. 125

    Murder or suicide?​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 i ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Back-to-Back Killings In Neighboring Blocks: Fushan Zhang, 71, Bayou Body Count No. 120

    HPD Kevin Antonio Owens has bee narrested for capital murder​On Tuesday, a man was shot to death in the 10200 block of Forum West Drive. On Wednesday, a man was stabbed to death in the 10100 block of the street, which is tucked into a neighborhood near the Southwest Freeway and the West Sam Ho ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Juan Dominguez, 22, Groom Shot During Wedding Party, Bayou Body Count No. 113

    Wedding tragedy​A groom desperately knocking on a door seeking help for a friend stabbed in a wedding-party fight was shot to death by the homeowner, Houston police say. KHOU reports Juan Dominguez, 22, was shot about 2 a.m. Sunday on the north side of town. Dominguez had been married earlie ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    GLBT Hate Crime Victims Memorialized on Charles Armstrong's Property

    Montrose residents lit a candle for hate crime victims.​Last night, throngs of people bearing candles filled an empty parking lot in Montrose, just off the main gay bar drag of Pacific Street. A block or two from here, Paul Broussard was murdered in 1991. Aaron Scheerhoorn was stabbed to death ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Two Unidentified Males, One Shot by Cop As He Was Stabbing the Other, Bayou Body Count Nos. 98 & 99

    Fatal stabbing and shooting in same fight.​Two men died in an early morning altercation today at a gas station near the West Loop and W. 18th Street, one by being stabbed to death and the other, the guy doing the stabbing, by a policeman's gun. No names have been released yet, but Houston pol ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    James Mundo, 70, Bayou Body Count No. 84

    Argument among occupants of a van ends in death​The driver of a van was stabbed to death by at least one his passengers on the west side Thursday night, Houston police say. The name of the victim, 70, has not been released pending notification of his family is Jame Mundo. HPD says he was driv ... More >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Unidentified Man in His 20s, Bayou Body Count No. 72

    Body found in a city park.​Police discovered the body of a man reportedly stabbed to death in a park near downtown this morning. The man, who has not been identified, was in his 20s, police say. KPRC reports the man was stabbed to death. The body was found about 4 a.m. today in Emancipation ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Courtney Bell, 28, Bayou Body Count No. 51

    Argument leads to stabbing death.​A man was stabbed to death in the driveway of his southeast side home Sunday night, Houston police say. Courtney Bell, 28, got in an argument with two men about 10:30 last night and ended up stabbed several times. He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital and pronoun ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Unidentified Hispanic Female, Bayou Body Count No. 52

    Police hope someone will recognize this.​Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a woman stabbed to death on the southeast side Sunday night. The woman was found with multiple stab wounds in the Broadway Park Apartments in the 2500 block of Broadway about 11:45 p.m.; she was t ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Jim Andrew Lee, 58, Bayou Body Count No. 44

    HPDAntone Richie: Homeless and wanted by police​A homeless man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a security guard, police say. Antone Richie, 53, is still on the run. He is wanted for the murder of Jim Andrew Lee, 58. Lee was a security guard at an office building in the ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 18

    Dead for days?​A man was found stabbed to death in an Ella Boulevard apartment this morning, and reports indicate a) the woman he was living with said she had done it, and b) she then left the body in the apartment for days. Police were called to an apartment in the 2100 block of Ella Bouleva ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 16

    HPDAngel Cantu, charged with murder and on the run​A man tried to escape a beating at his house by jumping out the window, but instead was stabbed to death, Sunday morning, Houston police say. Murder charges have been filed against Angel F. Cantu, 19, who is currently on the run. The name of ... More >>

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    January 28, 2011

    Aaron Scheerhoorn: Newly Formed Group Hopes to Honor Him by Improving Montrose

    Aaron Scheerhoorn's death has spawned a new effort to make Montrose safe​It was one of the year's more horrific widely publicized murders. In mid-December, in a case that echoed that of Kitty Genovese, 28-year-old Aaron Scheerhoorn was stabbed to death in front of Club Blur in front of numerou ... More >>

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    January 5, 2011

    Unidentified Male, 40 to 50, Bayou Body Count No. 2

    Don't steal this woman's purse​A woman who claimed a man had stolen her purse stabbed him to death Tuesday afternoon, Houston police say. The victim, who police say was aged between 40 and 50, was stabbed multiple times in an apartment complex parking lot in the 6100 block of West Tidwell abo ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Unidentified Male, 24, Bayou Body Count No. 1

    A stabbing death kicks off 2011​A man came home to his southwest side apartment and discovered his roommate had been stabbed to death, police say. The name of the victim, 24, has not been released pending notification of family members. His roommate returned to their apartment in the 9400 bl ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Aaron Scheerhoorn: Suspect Arrested In His Montrose Death

    Photo courtesy HPDLydell Grant: Charged with Montrose stabbing death​HPD says they have the man who very publicly stabbed Aaron Scheerhoorn to death outside a Montrose nightclub last weekend. Lydell Grant, 33, has been charged with murder. Police got his identity through a Crime Stoppers tip ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Nancy Shank, 52, Bayou Body Count No. 284

    Murder near River Oaks​A woman was stabbed to death by her son in an exclusive neighborhood near River Oaks Wednesday afternoon, Houston police say. John Shank, 20, was arrested shortly after the incident. He is charged with killing his mother, Nancy, 52, at his family home in the 3700 block ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Unidentified Male, 42, Bayou Body Count No. 249

    Stabbed to death near the 527 overpass in Montrose​A man was stabbed to death Saturday night in Montrose after an argument, police say.The 42-year-old victim, whose identity is still being verified, had been arguing "with several unknown males" in the 200 block of West Alabama about 9 p.m. Saturda ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    Edward Gutierrez: 31 Years Later, Confesses To Murder

    Photo courtesy HCSOEdward Gutierrez finally confesses​When Santiago Conale, 23, was found stabbed to death back in 1979, investigators interrogated Edward Gutierrez.They didn't press any charges against him, though, so he must have had a convincing alibi.Thirty-one years later, members of the Harr ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 238

    A stabbing death, but maybe no charges​A man was stabbed to death Sunday afternoon in a southwest side apartment, police say.The victim and another man were arguing in an apartment and the fight escalated into a stabbing about 1:20 p.m. in the 6400 block of Bankside, police say. The victim, whose ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Unidentified Male, 43, Bayou Body Count No. 218

    Photo courtesy HPDJesus Casteneda-Rodriguez: Okay, HPD, we'll go with this picture​It started as a party, it ended with a stabbing. Jesus Casteneda-Rodriguez, 25, is wanted by police in connection with the stabbing death of an acquaintance on the northwest side early Sunday morning. Police say C ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Unidentified Female, Bayou Body Count No. 213

    Found stabbed in her apartment​A woman was found stabbed to death in a southeast side apartment Sunday morning, police say.Police responded to an assault call about 7 a.m. Sunday and discovered the victim, whose name and identity have not been released. She was pronounced dead from "possible sharp ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 206

    ​Murder charges have been brought against Fredy Ramon Lagos in the stabbing death of an unidentified man Saturday night. Police say an argument between the two men that took place at an apartment complex in the 6300 block of West Bellfort around 11:00 PM escalated into a fist fight, then Lago ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Tasleemah Harvey, 37, Bayou Body Count No. 176

    Plenty of knives in an argument​A 37-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her estranged husband on the far west side early yesterday afternoon, but police indicate the husband might have been acting in self-defense.Tasleemah Harvey was pronounced dead at the scene in the 12400 block of Bexley ab ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Cesar Manuel Cazares: Nabbed For A Stabbing Death 21 Years Later

    A 2009 kidnapping case breaks a 1989 murder​Score one for the cold-case squad at the Houston Police Department -- they've announced the arrest of a man suspected of stabbing a romantic rival to death 21 years ago.Cesar Manual Cazares, 42, is accused of killing Leonides Ponce, then 27, back i ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 167

    No charges filed at this point​A man was found stabbed to death in a Third Ward garage apartment Sunday; the man with whom he was arguing was questioned but not charged.Police responded to a disturbance call in the 5900 block of Grace about 12:10 a.m. Sunday and found a man stabbed in the torso. H ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    Cesar Hernandez, Bayou Body Count No. 144

    A stabbing on the west side​A man still on the run has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a westside man a week ago. Jose Domingo Sanchez, 30, is charged in the death of Cesar Hernandez, no age given. Hernandez suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at Memorial Herma ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 134

    A night some poor kid will never forget​Lord, some kid is going to have nightmares for a long time.An unidentified man was stabbed to death in a west side apartment last night, the result of a love triangle, police said.The man, his girlfriend and her daughter had arrived at his apartment in the 9 ... More >>

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    May 10, 2010

    Shafin Okieth Lark, 27, Bayou Body Count No. 106

    Photo courtesy HCSOGary Allen, suspected of stabbing a man to death​Police have a suspect in the stabbing death of 27-year-old Shafin Okieth Lark, killed shortly about 12:15 Saturday morning.The "person of interest," pictured to the right, is Gary Bernard Allen. He's described as a blackmale in hi ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Attention Guitarists: Learn Your Parts...or Else!

    It's not that uncommon for band rehearsals to erupt into fisticuffs, especially if the groups' ranks include siblings with the last name Davies, Gallagher or Robinson. Sometimes one member or another just can't play their part and it's necessary to beat the crap out of them. But an Italian ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    It Wasn't The First Time Wife Had Tried To Kill Her UH Prof Husband

    Kristen Dewald was charged with murdering her husband – a University of Houston professor – about a year ago, and according to new documents filed today, Dewald had attempted to kill her husband with a pair of scissors about three weeks earlier. Officers arrested Dewald for that stabbing, and a ... More >>

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    February 28, 2008

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