Bayou Body Count: Where Have All The Killers Gone?

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As the temperature slowly begins to dip, so too it seems that the number of murdered bodies found in and around Houston are fewer and fewer.

But that certainly doesn't mean there's no action for the police.

On Wednesday at about 8:30 p.m., a 37-year-old woman and her roommate began arguing in their home at 5504 Wipprecht Street. That quarrel soon turned into an all-out fight, police say, when the woman began assaulting her roommate. Fearing for her safety, the roommate grabbed a gun and called 911. But when the woman allegedly assaulted the roommate once again, police say, the roommate used the gun to allegedly protect herself, firing a fatal shot into the woman's head.

Police have not yet released the names of the two women but say the Harris County District Attorney's Office is looking at the case to determine if charges are warranted.


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Over the weekend, police finally nabbed the fourth of four suspected killers in the slaying of a man at an apartment complex in mid-September.

Lawrence Curry, 32, turned himself over to the police on Saturday after the cops had announced several days earlier that they were looking for him. He, along with Travis Lyons, 22, Cameron Rainer, 19, and Brandon Walton, 18, is charged with capital murder.

Police say that when the victim, Ernest Steadman, answered a knock at his door at 13030 Northborough and stepped outside to see who was there, that the four suspects made several demands before shooting Steadman and running away.

All four suspected killers are being held at the Harris County jail without bond.
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