HOUSTON (CBS Houston) A man was arrested Houston police arrested a man, accused of fatally stabbing a teenage boy and seriously injuring his mother in Baytown.

Around 9 p.m. Sunday, police responded to an altercation on East James Street. Upon arrival, officers found a 16-year-old stabbed to death; his mother also had stab wounds. It is believed that the teen was trying to defend his mother from Dene McCarter, her ex-boyfriend and alleged attacker.

The teen’s mother was transported to a hospital; her condition was not released at the time of this report.

Further reports indicated that officers found McCarter under the freeway near the intersection of I-10 and I-45 Monday morning; they had been searching for hours for him in connection to the murder of the teen.

The name of the victim was not released at the time of this report.


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