Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a woman found at 9610 West Sam Houston Parkway South service road about 5:30 a.m. on Saturday (March 6).
The suspect, Mark K. Risper II (b/m, 32) is charged with murder in the 351st State District Court. A booking photo of Risper is attached to this news release.
The victim, Kenya Hall, 18, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Cass and Detective K. Heaverlo reported:
Officers responded to a meet the firefighter call at an inn at the above address. Upon arrival, they found Ms. Hall unresponsive in one of the rooms. Paramedics pronounced her deceased. Evidence indicated she was strangled.
During the investigation, Risper was identified as a suspect in this case and he was arrested and charged.