Police searching for suspects in fatal beating

Detectives need help identifying the two suspects pictured above. They are wanted in connection to the fatal beating of a 36-year-old man outside a bar in southwest Houston on April 3.

April 11, 2011 12:57:38 PM PDT
Detectives are searching for two men who fatally beat a man during a fight in southwest Houston on April 3.

Detectives say 36-year-old Marion Tapia was beaten to death with a baseball bat shortly before midnight in the parking lot of a bar in the 10700 block of West Bellfort. A 39-year-old also was run over by a vehicle and was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition.

Detectives say the victims had gotten into a fight with two men outside the bar when they were attacked. Surveillance video caught the suspects as they entered the business. They fled the scene in a possible black Chevrolet Equinox.

Anyone with information regarding their identities is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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