Deputy constables: Drug deal leads to a father's murder in NW Harris Co.

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Raw video shows the arrest of Darius Hudson, who is accused in murdering a father in Inwood Forest last week. (Video credit, Harris Co. Pct. 1 C.E.R.T.) (KTRK)

Deputy constables say a drug deal led to a father being shot and killed at his northwest Harris County home.

We're learning new information revealed in court overnight about the deadly shooting last week on Bihia Forest in the Inwood Forest area.

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A teen made a heartbreaking discovery when she found her dad shot to death in northwest Harris County



A teenage girl found her father, Hector Ruvalcaba, shot to death inside their garage last Thursday.

Ruvalcaba was talking to two men in his garage about selling them drugs, according to court documents. At one point, he was shot and killed.

The victim's daughter tried to do CPR to bring back her father, but it was too late, investigators said.

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A father was shot and killed while his children were at home in NW Harris County, according to neighbors.



Police used the home's surveillance cameras and the victim's cell phone to track down Darius Hudson, who is now charged in Ruvalcaba's murder.

In court, we learned officers allegedly found several drug-related texts between Ruvalcaba and Hudson, including one in which the victim gave his alleged killer the address to his home.

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