The victim, Joseph Leroy Davis, 69, of the above address, suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Patrol officers were called to the scene when a neighbor noticed something suspicious. Witnesses said a short black female carrying a duffle bag was seen leaving the residence about 2am. After getting no response at the door, officers entered the residence and found Mr. Davis deceased.
Relatives stated several pieces of jewelry were missing from Davis' residence. Among the missing jewelry pieces was a gold watch with a METRO bus on the face and the words "Railroad Approved" above it.
Anyone with information in this case, on the identity of the wanted suspect, or the missing watch is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.