HOUSTON — A 25-year-old man has been charged in the death of a transgender woman whose body was found outside a gas station along the Katy Freeway in July.

Joshua Dominic Bourgeois was taken into custody Friday for allegedly killing 22-year-old Tracy Williams, also known as Tracy Single on July 30.

During the investigation, detectives learned Bourgeois had been in a dating relationship with Williams.

Williams' body was found in the 11000 block of the Katy Freeway on July 30.

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She had sustained a puncture wound and severe lacerations, according to police.

The medical examiner had to release a photo of Williams in an effort to identify her.  

Bourgeois was arrested without incident.