Mark Andrew Boyd mug shot
Wilber Ake was found murdered in his North Houston Apartment On September 23. He had been scalped, his nose had been cut off, and had multiple stab wounds to his neck and stomach. Graffiti written in blood was found scrawled on the inside of his front door, and his apartment had been ransacked.
Video surveillance has shown Mark Boyd using the dead man's ATM card to withdraw cash and purchasing items at a convenience store. Boyd is reported to have told a neighbor while wearing a bloody glove that he had just killed a man. He was arrested Friday and is charged with murder.
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