Man charged in stabbing death of 11-year-old Houston boy

This undated photo from a surveillance video provided by the Houston Police Department shows a man that Houston police are labelling a person of interest in their investigation of the slaying of Josue Flores as he walked home from school May 17, 2016. Police Sgt. Tommy Ruland says detectives are looking for the public's help in identifying the man as they try to solve the stabbing death. (Houston Police Department via AP)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say they’ve charged a 27-year-old Houston man with murder in the stabbing death of an 11-year-old who was walking home from school last month.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo and Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson held a news conference Saturday morning to discuss the arrest of Andre Timothy Jackson.

Jackson was charged Friday and is being held in the Harris County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Earlier this week, authorities released surveillance video featuring a “person of interest” in the slaying of Josue Flores. The sixth-grader was attacked on May 17 as he was walking home from school.

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