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Body of woman found in ditch had multiple stab wounds, Houston police say

Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image.
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. (KPRC/File)

HOUSTON, Texas – Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman whose body was found Wednesday in a drainage ditch in Houston, according to Houston police.

The body of Ramona Jones, 51, was discovered around 8:55 a.m. Wednesday near 4500 Idaho Street, according to police.

Investigators identified multiple stab wounds on the woman’s body, according to a release from the department.

An investigation into the fatal stabbing is ongoing. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at (713) 308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.


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