Man arrested, charged in connection with homeless man's death


HOUSTON – Charges have been filed against a suspect in the death of a homeless man. 

The suspect, 33-year-old Mario Lyndell Criss, was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated robbery-serious bodily injury for his role in the death of 43-year-old Warren Bryan Hart, police said. 

According to reports, officers were flagged down by passersby about an injured man lying in the 2200 block of Fannin Street at 2:50 a.m. on March 30, 2016.

Paramedics took Hart, who had suffered severe head injuries, to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he died, police said.

Investigators identified Criss as the suspect in the case, and charges were filed against him.

Houston police arrested Criss without incident.