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HPD: Suspect Wanted, Charged In Death Of Woman

By CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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File photo of a Houston Police officer. (credit: James Nielsen/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of a Houston Police officer. (credit: James Nielsen/AFP/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Houston police are looking for a suspect who is wanted for the woman who was found dead on T.C. Jester.

According to HPD, 30-year-old Jessie Blanco is charged with murder and accused in the death of Melissa Chavez, 28, of Houston.

HPD Homicide Division officials offered further details of the crime: “Ms. Chavez was discovered in T.C. Jester Park at the above address. Officers discovered the victim and Blanco were involved in a dispute in which Blanco physically assaulted Chavez. Blanco then struck Chavez with his vehicle numerous times and then fled in his vehicle. Chavez was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Blanco was last seen driving a 2005 Pontiac Vibe bearing Texas license plates DS3-W850.

“Anyone with information in this case or on the whereabouts of Blanco or his vehicle is asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS,” added officials with HPD.

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