Boyfriend accused of stabbing woman to death at northeast Houston housing center, HPD says

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Sunday, July 30, 2023
Woman stabbed, killed at northeast Houston housing center, HPD says
Houston police said they suspect a woman was stabbed to death by her boyfriend after she was found dead at New Hope Housing on Sakowitz Street.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead at a northeast Houston housing center that helps people get back on their feet, according to police.

On Saturday, officers with the Houston Police Department were called to the New Hope Housing Center on Sakowitz Street, near the Greater Fifth Ward, at about 7:12 p.m.

When officers arrived at the center, she was already dead, and her attacker was gone.

Investigators believe the woman's boyfriend stabbed her multiple times. Authorities said a motive for the killing is unclear.

If you need help getting out of a domestic violence situation, call the Houston Area Women's Center 24/7 hotline at 713-528-2121 or call AVDA at 713-224-9911. You can also click here to chat with an advocate online. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and need help, call 713-528-3625.