Suspect arrested, charged in fatal stabbing at SW Houston apartment

Suspect arrested, charged in fatal stabbing at SW Houston apartment

Suspect arrested, charged in fatal stabbing at SW Houston apartment

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on February 27, 2014 at 4:49 PM

HOUSTON – A 26-year-old Houston man was arrested and charged Thursday in the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man during an argument on Wednesday in southwest Houston, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, Walter R. Sam Jr. is charged with murder in the 337th State District Court in the death of Raymond Thomas Stewart Jr.

Investigators said Sam and Stewart were in involved in an argument at 5:40 p.m. at an apartment in the 2800 block of South Bartell Drive. The argument led to a struggle in the apartment.

Stewart, while attempting to leave the building, was stabbed by Sam, police said. He later died at the scene.

Police said Sam was arrested at the scene.

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