Ex-husband stabs, kills woman's new boyfriend, deputies say
HOUSTON – A man was killed early Sunday morning in a domestic dispute, Harris County deputies said.
Investigators said the deadly incident happened around 1 a.m. at Steamboat Springs near Camden Parkway in northwest Harris County.
Crews were initially dispatched for a report of a burglary.
When deputies arrived at the scene, a man was seen fleeing the residence but was taken into custody after a brief chase and after he was Tazed, deputies said.
The man, the ex-husband of the woman who lived at the home, broke into the house where he was confronted by the woman's new boyfriend, deputies said.
The ex-husband, identified by deputies as 47-year-old Jorge Perez Rios, stabbed the boyfriend and the boyfriend died at the scene, deputies said.
The ex-husband was taken to the hospital for precautionary measures after being Tazed, deputies said.
He faces a single murder charge Sunday.
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