Man arrested after fatal stabbing in southwest Houston

Hiram Lartigue, 37.
Hiram Lartigue, 37.

HOUSTON – A man was arrested Saturday following the stabbing death of a man in southwest Houston.

Investigators with the Houston Police Department said Hiram Lartigue, 37, was arrested and charged with the murder of Robin Don Ward, 48.

Witnesses said they saw a black man running southbound in the 11900 block of Bissonnet around 10 a.m. Friday.

Police said Lartigue was seen stabbing Ward in the chest before he ran away.

Ward died at the scene, police said.

Officers were able to find Lartigue and arrest him the next day.