Suspect arrested, charged in fatal stabbing of 54-year-old man

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HOUSTON - Charges have been filed against a suspect involved in the fatal stabbing of a 54-year-old man.

Karen Kiriago is accused of killing Van Rogers around 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2014 at 7170 Parker.

According to officials, Kiriago told investigators she was making dinner when she saw Rogers step outside his apartment with a friend. Moments later, Rogers returned with stab wounds to his chest.

Rogers was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he later died.

An investigation determined Kiriago, Roger's common-law wife, fled the Houston area. She was arrested in Henderson, Texas on Thursday.

Kiriago is charged with murder.

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