UPDATE: Suspect Charged in January 2013 Fatal Stabbing at 2930 Fountain View Drive

Charges have been filed against a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man at 2930 Fountain View Drive #18 about 10:30 a.m. on January 23, 2013.

The suspect, Raymond O. Lincoln, 52, is charged with murder in the 482nd State District Court.  A 2022 booking photo of Lincoln is attached to this news release.

He is accused for his role in the death of Eric Dwayne Shears, 43.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Burrow and R. Watson reported:

A family member found Mr. Shears in his apartment at the above address.  He had been stabbed multiple times.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Shears deceased.

At the time, there were no known suspects in the case.

In 2023, HPD homicide detectives reviewed the case and found DNA evidence that connected Lincoln to the crime scene. Detectives interviewed Lincoln, who was in custody in the Harris County Jail on an unrelated charge.  Lincoln admitted to his involvement in Shears’ death.

Anyone with information on any other case involving Raymond Lincoln is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Raymond O. Lincoln (2022)

Update: VHS/JFC  5-1-23
KJS/JFC  1-24-13
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