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Man accused of stabbing cousin to death at Cypress home

Investigators at fatal stabbing scene in Cypress.
Investigators at fatal stabbing scene in Cypress. (KPRC)

CYPRESS, Texas – A man was arrested and charged Tuesday after stabbing his older cousin to death at a Cypress home, authorities said.

According to Harris County Precinct 5 deputy constables, 25-year-old Ladrekas Tramaine Swafford was charged with murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of 55-year-old Kenneth Toussaint.

The incident was reported at 2:40 p.m. in the 19900 block of Rocky Trace Lane.

Investigators said Swafford was caught holding a knife a block away from the scene.

A motive for the stabbing is under investigation.


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