Houston police: Man admits to strangling woman

Harvey L. Davis, 53, is charged with murder.

February 5, 2013 2:52:16 PM PST
Houston police have charged man accused of strangling a woman over the weekend.

The body of 53-year-old Linda Spells was discovered Saturday around noon in the backyard of a residence connected to a church next door in the 2400 block of Francis Street near Live Oak. Spells was partially clothed and had no ID on her.

Further investigation revealed Harvey L. Davis as being with Spells just prior to her death. Police say Davis admitted to his role in the death of Spells, although a motive was not released.

Davis, 53, is charged with murder.

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