Man charged in fatal stabbing at Pasadena apartment complex

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PASADENA, Texas - A man who said he had no idea how a man ended up dead in his apartment has been charged with murder. Franklin Larios, 39, is accused of fatally stabbing a man at his apartment on Tuesday.

At around 9 that morning, Pasadena police say Larios reported a stabbing at the Oak Pointe Apartments complex office on Burke Road.

Larios allegedly told police he didn't know the victim well, but had been drinking with him overnight, then woke up Tuesday morning to find the man bleeding on the floor.

The victim, Luis Avalos, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police took Larios in for questioning and said he allegedly confessed to the crime.

He was being held in the Harris County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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