HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Police say a 31-year-old man is wanted for the murder of a pregnant 18-year-old woman who was found shot to death at a northwest Houston hotel.
Justin Jerel Herron, 31, is charged with capital murder in the death of Patra Perkins.
Officers performed a welfare check at a hotel near Guhn and the Northwest Freeway around 8:40 p.m. Sunday after receiving information about a possible murder. Police found a woman who had been fatally shot.
Police originally named Herron as a person of interest, but say he is now a suspect. Police say Herron rented the room on August 2.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.
WANTED: This suspect, Justin Jerel Herron, 31, is now charged with capital murder in this case for the death of Ms. Patra Perkins, 18, who was pregnant. pic.twitter.com/GMqp7h4RUd— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) August 6, 2019