|Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a female and apparent suicide of a male at 8200 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 9:25 a.m. today (September 11).
The identities of the male and female are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives R. Pemberton and S. Spivey reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a call for a welfare check at a motel at the above address. The manager of the motel became concerned after not being able to reach the male throughout the day on Monday (Sept. 10). Officers found the male and female deceased in the room of an apparent murder-suicide.
The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.