FORMER R&B SINGER ARRESTED FOR MURDER!

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Background: Hi-Five is an American R&B quintet based inWaco, Texas, which had a #1 hit onBillboard’s Hot 100 in the early 1990s with “I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)”. The band was formed in 1990, and consisted of the lateTony Thompson, Roderick “Pooh” Clark, Marcus Sanders, Russell Neal, and Toriano Easley. Easley was later replaced by Treston Irby.
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Russell Neal is on the far right in pic!

Police Report:

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a woman at 3766 Tanglewilde #2 about 6:10 p.m. on July 2.

The suspect, Russell Neal (b/m, 40), is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court.

The victim, Catherine Martinez, 24, of the above address, suffered multiple stab wounds and apparent blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rhoads and Officer R. Ridel reported:

At about 6:10 p.m., suspect Neal entered a Harris County Sheriff’s Office station and stated his wife was deceased at their residence. 

Houston Fire Department EMS crews responded to the above address and found Ms. Martinez deceased.

Neal was taken into custody without incident.