Woman found stabbed to death outside burned down tire business in Gulfgate area, police say

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Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Woman found stabbed to death behind abandoned SE Houston tire shop
The search continues for a suspect who allegedly stabbed a woman to death in a parking lot.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are investigating after a woman was found stabbed to death outside an abandoned business in the Gulfgate area.

Officers responded to the parking lot of what used to be a tire shop at 3511 Telephone Road near the Gulf Freeway around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators said the business burned down last year and is no longer operational.

At the scene, they found a woman fatally stabbed, according to HPD.

Police said they believe the woman was killed within the last 24 hours.

Two witnesses were being questioned, including a friend who reportedly arrived at the scene before police and found the woman dead.

Investigators had not yet identified the victim.

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