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.