Father suffocates teen son before using ‘edged weapon’ to take his own life at west Houston home, HPD says

HOUSTON – Police are investigating after they said a west Houston father and son died in an apparent murder-suicide on Sunday.

It happened at around 12:15 p.m. at the Pines condominiums located in the 12600 block of Memorial Drive.

Houston police said it appears the 57-year-old father suffocated his 19-year-old teenage son, then used some sort of edged weapon to take his own life.

Friends and residents at the complex said the victim’s mother arrived home around 1:30 p.m. to find the bodies.

The identities of the father and son have not yet been released but friends said the son was 19 years old, disabled and used a wheelchair to get around.