HOUSTON A man was arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with the death of a woman found in the back yard of a Houston home.

Linda Spells, 53, was found at aboutnoon last Saturday in the 2400 block of Francis. She was partially clothed and had no identification on her, police said.

Harvey L. Davis was charged with murder in the 208th State District Court.

An autopsy identified the victim and her cause of death was ruled strangulation.

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