Argument between 2 strangers ends in deadly stabbing on METRORail, suspect now charged with murder

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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This is not the only case Christopher Washington has been involved in. The 52-year-old previously served three years for another stabbing back in 2019.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The man accused of stabbing a woman to death after an argument on a METRORail has been charged with murder, court documents show.

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Christopher Washington, 52, was arrested on Nov. 1 in connection with the stabbing death of Alexis Jarrell.

The incident happened on Oct. 29. METRO Police Chief Vera Bumpers said the two strangers had been involved in a short argument moments before. Seconds later, the man used a knife to stab the woman and ran away, police said.

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At the time of his arrest, Washington was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, but that was since upgraded.

Charging documents also state Washington was released from custody in July and then arrested again in August for allegedly assaulting a different woman.

Jarrell's case is not the only stabbing Washington has been involved in. Washington also served three years in prison for another stabbing that METRO police investigated in 2019.

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