Murderer still on the loose

Homicide investigators release victims name in yesterday's fatal home invasion / lunchtime murder near Smith Middle School and Cy Ranch High School


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CYPRESS — On Thursday, November 29, 2018, at approximately 11:30 a.m., an unknown male forced his way into a residence, located at 10811 Gates Randal Court in far west Harris County.

A Google Maps representation of where the murder happened Nov. 29, 2018 at approximately 11:30 a.m.

The unknown male shot and killed the 47-year-old homeowner, Leandro Morales Jr.


Robbery appears to be the motive.

Anyone with information on this homicide is urged to call the HCSO Homicide unit ate 713-274-9100.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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