On Saturday January 28, 2017, at approximately 2 AM, Ryan McLaughlin was operating a white 2002 Dodge Ram southbound in the 12300 block of the Eastex Freeway southbound feeder Rd. Alexis Almanza was operating a black 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer westbound in the 5300 block of Aldine Mail Rd, with Zulema Gonzalez seated in the front right passenger’s seat. McLaughlin disregarded a red light, entered the intersection of the Eastex Freeway southbound feeder Rd and Aldine Mail Rd, and struck the passenger’s side of the Chevrolet. Gonzalez was found on scene with no signs of life. McLaughlin, after a blood draw, was found to be almost 4 times over the legal limit of .08 of intoxication.Due to two prior DWI convictions, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges on McLaughlin. This case remains open and is currently under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Division.