Story updated at 8:50 a.m., April 10.
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) – A woman was found murdered late Tuesday afternoon at her home in the Grand Mission subdivision in a neighborhood south of the Westpark Tollway not far from Cinco Ranch. Her husband has been captured and charged with murder after feeing to Louisiana.
The victim is Jeni-Hongan Nguyen who was 35 years-old. Her husband, is Quang Do, 37, will soon be returned to Fort Bend County. Bond has already been set at $250,000.
“Suspect arrested by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office SWAT this morning,” said a statement by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday. “Weapon was recovered and the children are OK.”
Do was arrested near the City of Breaux Bridge. Fort Bend Detectives are in Louisiana now to return Do to Texas.
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The sheriff’s office says Do called relatives and confessed to killing his wife.
The home where the murder took place in the 19200 block of Mustang Pointe Lane in a neighborhood off Harlem Road. The neighborhood is in unincorporated Fort Bend County and has a Richmond address.
The body was discovered at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday after a family member called for a welfare check.
Below is the statement from the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office
Yesterday (Tuesday) evening, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from authorities with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office in Texas in locating a homicide suspect. The suspect, who was identified as Quang Do, 37, fled Fort Bend County following the homicide of his wife, Jenihonganh Thuy Nguyen, along with their two young children and was suspected to be in the St. Martin Parish area.
Early this morning, he was located at a residence in the 1000 block of Madeline Boulevard, Cecilia, and following the execution of the warrant, he was arrested with the assistance of the St. Martin Parish S.W.A.T. Team. The children were also located safely inside the residence.
Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on one count of first degree murder and will be extradited at a later date by authorities with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.