Man faces murder charge for allegedly stabbing wife to death

Police imagine Francisco Jimenez, 51, attacked his wife throughout an argument Wednesday night time. Another couple dwelling within the condo stated in addition they noticed him stab her.

HOUSTON — A person has been charged in reference to the stabbing death of his wife, authorities stated.

51-year-old Francisco Jimenez is charged with murder, in accordance to Houston police. His wife has been recognized as 35-year-old Yennis Olga Llanes Garcia.

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Police received a name in regards to the stabbing round 11 p.m. Wednesday. 

Investigators stated Garcia was pronounced lifeless within the household’s condo on Woodsman Trail. 

While HFD paramedics have been trying over her, Jimenez got here again to the condo and left once more in a automobile, investigators stated.

Paramedics have been ready to get his license plate quantity and handed it to police. Officers discovered Jimenez shortly after a few mile away from the scene.

The couple’s 13-year-old daughter and one other couple informed police they noticed the assault occur in entrance of them. None of them was bodily harm. 

A lieutenant on the scene stated the assault might need occurred throughout an argument.

Domestic and household violence instances within the Houston space have elevated at an alarming rate. Victims usually endure in silence as a result of they really feel scared, helpless, or ashamed. 

If you or somebody you already know is a sufferer of home violence, listed here are some discreet methods to attain out for assist.

The Houston Area Women’s Center has a 24-hour hotline for victims of home violence at 713-528-2121 or 1-800-256-0551.

The Family Time Crisis Center will also be reached 24-hours a day at 281-446-2615.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741.

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