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Fugitive arrested in Bennington murder


NORTHEAST — Houston Police announced the arrest of one suspect in the fatal shooting of Robert Butler Sr. in the 5400 block of Bennington on Friday evening, April 30.

Butler was parking an 18 wheeler when accosted by a pair of men. He was shot in the face, and died 12 days later.

Louisiana State Police arrested Diamond Markee Godfrey, 18, of Dayton in Ville Platte, Louisiana on May 12. They are also searching for another man, Damion Mann, 19, in connection with the shooting. Godfrey was allegedly the shooter in the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.