Police release sketch of man wanted in murder


HOUSTON – Police are asking for the public's help identifying and finding a man responsible for a murder in the Galleria area.

On Nov. 12, 2015, around 7:25 p.m., George Thomas was shot inside an apartment in the 5300 block of Beverley Hill Street, according to police.

Police said Thomas had invited a man into the apartment.

A witness in the apartment left Thomas alone with the man and went to another room.

The witness heard a gunshot and quickly returned to the living room, finding Thomas on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head. The man was gone.

Thomas later died from his injuries.

The man is described as black and in his early 20s, 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a hooded sweatshirt.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org. Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637) or via our mobile app (Crime Stoppers Houston). All tipsters remain anonymous.