College Station homicide suspect now being charged with murder

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX)- Wednesday 3:13 p.m. update - Investigators are now charging Ratliff with murder and tampering with evidence.
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9:11 p.m. update - KBTX has learned College Station homicide suspect Terry Ratliff turned himself into Midland County, Texas authorities on Tuesday afternoon. A police spokesman said he surrendered without incident.
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College Station police investigating a woman's homicide have obtained an arrest warrant for the offense of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for Terry Ratliff of Bryan.

Police announced the news of the warrant Tuesday afternoon as investigators remained at the scene of the crime in the 700 block of Dominik Drive.

That's where Theia Flakes, 39, was discovered deceased by her own child after returning home from school Monday.

Ratliff, 54, could be in a gray Chevy Impala with Texas plates JKR-4122, police said Monday night.

The official cause of death will be determined by a medical examiner’s autopsy investigation.

Through the course of investigating this incident, indications are this is an isolated incident and the general public is not believed to be in any danger.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600.