The attack happened in the 5300 block of West Alabama at about 6:15am on March 21.
According to Houston police, Jim Andrew Lee, 58, was working as a security guard for an office building and parking garage when he got into an altercation with Antone Richie, 53. Richie, who is believed to be homeless, was apparently digging through a dumpster at the office building.
Police say at some point during the altercation Richie pulled a knife and stabbed Lee several times.
Lee was taken from his home to Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital on March 22. Doctors pronounced him dead on March 26.
Richie is charged with murder. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.