Sketch released of driver in fatal hit-and-run accident

Forensic artists completed a composite sketch of the suspect in a deadly hit-and-run accident.
April 10, 2012 9:12:51 AM PDT
Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department are hoping to capture the driver responsible for the hit-and-run death of Richard Coburn, Jr.

On March 14, at approximately 2:15am, Coburn was walking near the 3400 block of West Fuqua when an unknown driver struck him with a white Honda sedan. Officials say the driver of the vehicle continued to the next traffic light, where he stopped and checked the vehicle for damage. The driver returned to the vehicle and drove away, failing to stop and render aid to Coburn.

Coburn was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Forensic artists completed a composite sketch of the suspect. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.


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