Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a man found at 9240 Nathaniel Street about 8 p.m. on November 8.
The suspect, Kentrell Jackson (b/m, 18), is charged with capital murder in the 228th State District Court. A booking photo of Jackson is attached to this news release.
He is accused in the death of Juan Fuentes, 69.
A booking photo of Jackson is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives E. Martinez and R. Montalvo reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a report of a person down at the above address and met with Houston Fire Department paramedics providing medical assistance to the victim. The victim, later identified as Mr. Fuentes, was transported to Clear Lake Regional Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Witness statements indicated four male suspects robbed Fuentes. Fuentes’ white Ford F-150 pickup truck was seen fleeing the scene as he laid unresponsive on the ground.
Further investigation identified Jackson as one of the suspects in this case and, on Tuesday (November 17), he was subsequently charged for his role in Fuentes’ death. Three other suspects remain unidentified and at-large.
Anyone with additional information in this case or the identities of the three wanted suspects is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.