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Crime 2 arrested in slaying of Houston-area man trying to sell car

09:53  07 february  2018
09:53  07 february  2018 Source:   ap.org

Trial beginning for man accused of killing Lebanese neighbor

  Trial beginning for man accused of killing Lebanese neighbor A jury trial is set to begin for a Tulsa man accused of first-degree murder and a hate crime in the slaying of his Lebanese neighbor. Stanley Vernon Majors is expected in district court on Monday morning. The 63-year-old is accused in the August 2016 killing of 37-year-old Khalid Jabara.Prosecutors say Majors fatally shot Jabara after bombarding him with racial insults in a feud with Jabara's family that lasted several years.Majors previously pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and malicious intimidation and harassment, which is Oklahoma's hate-crime law.

HOUSTON – Houston police say a man and his 16-year-old girlfriend have been accused of stabbing a driver more than 50 times while stealing his for-sale car then dumping his body. Raccoon scales Minnesota office building; fire department trying to lure it down.

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a man and his 16-year-old girlfriend have been accused of stabbing a driver more than 50 times while stealing his for-sale car then dumping his body. Records show 20-year-old Terrell Derrick Funches (FUN’-ches) was being held without bond Tuesday on

This photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Terrell Derrick Funches. Houston police say Funches, 20, and his 16-year-old girlfriend have been accused of stabbing a driver more than 50 times while stealing his for-sale car then dumping his body. (Houston Police Department via AP) © The Associated Press This photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Terrell Derrick Funches. Houston police say Funches, 20, and his 16-year-old girlfriend have been accused of stabbing a driver more than 50 times while stealing his for-sale car then dumping his body. (Houston Police Department via AP)

HOUSTON — Houston police say a man and his 16-year-old girlfriend have been accused of stabbing a driver more than 50 times while stealing his for-sale car then dumping his body.

Records show 20-year-old Terrell Derrick Funches (FUN'-ches) was being held without bond Tuesday on capital murder, evading arrest and unauthorized use of a vehicle charges. The girlfriend was in juvenile custody on capital murder and trespass of a motor vehicle charges.

Sgt. Matthew Brady says Altaf Hussain Malik of Richmond, Texas, met with two people on Dec. 5 about selling his 2009 Audi. His body was discovered Dec. 7 beside a dumpster in Houston.

Brady says the suspects were in Malik's vehicle when they were chased and arrested Jan. 4. Capital murder charges were added Monday.

Online records don't list an attorney for Funches.

Texans' Watt to receive honorary degree from Baylor .
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will receive an honorary doctorate from Baylor for his efforts to aid the Houston area in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The university announced on Thursday that Watt would get a Doctor of Humanities in Medicine degree during Baylor's commencement ceremony on May 29. Houston Emergency Medical Services director Dr. David Persse will also be honored.

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