Harris Co. murder suspect found asleep in Houston Co.

Clarence Ray Spiller
Clarence Ray Spiller

CENTER GROVE, TX (KTRE) - The Houston County Sheriff says Clarence Ray Spiller fatally stabbed a woman at her apartment in the northeast part of Houston.

Harris county detectives call Houston County saying Spiller had relatives in Center Grove, which is near Lovelady.

The Houston County Sheriff sent deputies to the home on County Road 4200.  They found Spiller's car around 2:30am.

They surrounded the area and when daylight hit they could see he was asleep inside the car.

The deputies arrested him without incident just after 6:00am.

Harris County deputies came Thursday morning to process the vehicle for evidence and extradite spiller back to Harris County.

Spiller is charged with murder.