Police searching for man wanted for murder of mother, daughter in SE Houston

Hector Birriel
Hector Birriel (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Police are searching for a man charged with capital murder for the deaths of a mother and daughter in southeast Houston on June 12.

Officials said identified Hector Birriel, who was last seen in surveillance video inside the victims’ apartment at 7750 Drouet Street. He was initially a person of interest before police filed official charges.

Police said Birriel has a white 2012 Nissan Rogue with no hubcaps.

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Investigators would like to speak with Birriel, who has not been charged, regarding information he may have on the incident.

Anyone with information in this case or on the whereabouts of the person of interest Hector Birriel is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Here is the surveillance video released by HPD:


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