Girlfriend questioned after man stabbed multiple times in SW Houston, police say

HOUSTON — Following the stabbing death of a man at the hands of his girlfriend in the Westchase area, the Houston police department announced Tuesday the case has been refered to a Harris County grand jury.

First responders arrived shortly after midnight Monday to the 3100 block of Hayes Road after reports of a person down. Investigators said police found a man with multiple stab wounds when they arrived. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to homicide detectives, the man tried to force his way into his girlfriend’s apartment after she refused to let him inside. While inside the apartment, there was a physical altercation between the victim and a friend who was visiting the girlfriend at the time.

During the fight, police said the woman stabbed her boyfriend multiple times. He then walked out of the apartment and fell down the stairs, investigators said.

The girlfriend was taken to the police station for questioning and is a possible suspect in the case, Houston Police Department Lt. Larry Crowson said.