Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a man found at 16102 Lazy Ridge Drive about 12:40 p.m. on Sunday (August 16).  

The suspect, Donald Petty (b/m, 36) is charged with murder by the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.  He is accused in the killing of his brother, Damien Petty, 35, of the above address, who suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.  

A May 2015 photo of Donald Petty is attached to this news release.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Harris and Officer D. Stark reported:  

Damien Petty was found deceased in bed with trauma to his head.  During the investigation, HPD patrol officers located Donald Petty with a hammer in his waistband.  A murder warrant was issued and he was later taken into custody and booked into the Fort Bend County jail.