Officials say a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto high heel told police she was trying to protect herself.
Houston police responded just before 4:00 a.m. Sunday to the 18th floor of The Parklane apartment complex at 1701 Hermann Drive near Almeda Road to a report of an assault-in-progress
Ana Lilia Trujillo, 44, was charged with murder in the death of Alf Stefan Andersson, 59, a appeared in probable cause court around 8 p.m. Monday and then appeared in court before Judge Brock Thomas on Tuesday morning.
Ann Lilia Trujillo answered the door with blood visible on her clothing and hands.Police her to sit on the floor, and discovered Andersson lying on his back, unresponsive and not breathing in a hallway between the entryway and the kitchen.
Andersson had ten puncture wounds to the head, some of which were 1 to 1.5 inches deep. Andersson, a professor at the University of Houston Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, also had more than 15 puncture wounds to the face, arms and neck.
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