Man charged in fatal stabbing outside SE Houston bar

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HOUSTON - A man has been charged in a fatal stabbing outside a southeast Houston bar over the weekend.

Tony Gonzales is charged with murder. Investigators said at around 11:30 Sunday night officers responded to a call about a disturbance at the night club El Destino, a bar off Winkler Drive and Telephone Road. Police say they discovered the victim between two vehicles.

The male victim suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

Officers then conducted a search of the area and found a vehicle with blood in it. Police say Gonzales was the vehicle's owner and he was located nearby.

Police say they identified Gonzales, 51, as a suspect and he was arrested.

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