Suspect Arrested, Charged in Woman’s Death at 8520 LaPorte Freeway

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a woman found at 8520 LaPorte Freeway about 8:45 p.m. on November 21.

The suspect, Luis Moron Romero (H/m, 36), is charged with murder and tampering with evidence in the 185th State District Court.  He is accused in the death of Maria Marquez, 38, of Houston.

A booking photo of Romero is attached to this new release.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives M. Barrow and J. Stroble reported:

HPD officers responded to a report a pickup truck parked in a field at the above address.  Upon arrival, they found the remains of a female inside the vehicle.  At that time, there were no known suspects.

Further investigation identified Romero as the suspect in this case.  He was taken into custody on Tuesday (November 27) and admitted to investigators his involvement in Ms. Marquez’s death.

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