Police searching for suspects in fatal beating


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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