By Landan Kuhlmann
Police are searching for a man they say may be responsible for killing his girlfriend at a Greater Inwood apartment complex last week.
The Houston Police Department said Alexis Rojas-Mendez, 23, is wanted and has been charged with murder in connection with the death of 27-year-old Ashley Garcia. His whereabouts are unknown, according to HPD.
HPD said in a news release that officers responded to a report of a dead woman at Linda Vista Apartments at 5500 De Soto St. shortly after 7 a.m. Sept. 19. Upon arrival, HPD said officers found Garcia on the floor with trauma to her head and body, indicating she had been severely beaten.
Anyone with information in this case or on the whereabouts of Rojas-Mendez is urged to contact HPD’s homicide division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.