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Man arrested in connection with deadly stabbing of teen in Willis

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas – Montgomery County authorities arrested a 22-year-old man who they said is responsible for the stabbing death of a 17-year-old in Willis on Sunday.

Authorities said Johnny Leon Hodom Jr. was found around 2 a.m. in the rear seat of a vehicle that was parked in the 11400 block of Underwood Street.

Hodom was taken to an area hospital with a stab wound to his abdomen. He later died from his injuries, authorities said.

Joshua Lee Villagomez was taken into custody early Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

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