HOUSTON – Police have released the identity of man who was found stabbed to death with a stiletto heel early Sunday morning in his high-rise condo in the Museum District.
The Houston Police Department said Alf Stefan Andersson, 59, a research professor at the University of Houston’s Biology and Biochemistry Department, was found dead just before 4 a.m. in his condo, located in the 1700 block of Hermann Drive.
Andersson’s girlfriend, Ana Lilia Trujillo, 44, was arrested Sunday and charged with his murder, court documents state.
University officials released the following statement Monday afternoon:
"The University of Houston community is saddened to learn of the tragic death of Professor Stefan Andersson. Our hearts go out to his colleagues, family and friends during this difficult time"
On Sunday, HPD homicide investigators said officers responded to a call of an assault in progress just before 4 a.m. at The Parklane luxury condominium.
When officers arrived at the Andersson’s condo, Trujillo answered the door and showed police the victim’s body, which was found lying in a hallway between the entryway and the kitchen.
Police said that Andersson had suffered multiple stab wounds to the head.
At the time, Trujillo was detained for questioning, police said. She was the only person present when police arrived at the scene. A unit with the UH Police Department was also on the scene.