Houston police said they responded to a fatal stabbing around 11:50 a.m. at the Palace Inn, in the 8200 blocks of Southwest Freeway outbound service road near South Gessner.

Police said two men, one being the victim and the other being a person of interest, checked into the hotel Sunday night. Investigators said after the two men went into the room, a woman stood on the lookout and someone else went into the room with duffel bags. Investigators said the man who used his credit card to check into the room left but the victim never left. Investigators said the crime happened between 9 p.m. and midnight.

Police said the manager went into the room about 12:30 p.m. Monday and found the man dead. Police said the man’s arms and legs were cut off in the hotel room.

Investigators said they are searching for four people in connection with the case.

Source: www.click2houston.com