Boyfriend wanted for questioning after woman found dead at couple’s apartment, HPD says

HOUSTON — Police are searching for a man wanted for questioning after his girlfriend was found dead Wednesday morning at the couple's apartment in north Houston.

Photo of Marcus D. Lockett taken in 2013. (Source: HPD)

Latara Shantrell Sanders, 32, was found by concerned family members at her residence in the 5600 block of Yale Street around 12:15 a.m. Investigators said the victim had several visible injuries to her face, neck, back and left arm. She was pronounced dead when police arrived.

Police said the victim's boyfriend, Marcus D. Lockett, 33, has not been seen or heard from for the past few days.

Lockett is wanted for questioning, but the Houston Police Department emphasizes he has not been charged in the incident.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lockett or the case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.