Houston man charged in wife’s stabbing death

Houston man charged in wife’s stabbing death

Lawrence Clinton Chambers

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on February 5, 2013 at 9:20 PM

HOUSTON -- A Houston man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of his wife.

Houston police say Lawrence Clinton Chambers, 40, is charged with murder and injury to a child following an incident in the 2800 block of Tidewater on Sunday.

Officials say the victim’s daughter arrived home Sunday evening and noticed the house was locked and her mother’s car was not in the driveway. The daughter used her keys to enter the house and found her mother, Jemal Lockridge Chambers, 43, dead .

Chambers’ son was hurt in the incident and was transported to Texas Children's Hospital in serious condition.

Upon further investigation, police identified Lawrence Chambers as the suspect. He was the victim’s husband and stepfather to the injured boy.

Chambers was taken into custody on Monday.

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