By Jordan Blum Published 11:08 am CDT, Saturday, October 13, 2018 A 34-year-old Houston man was charged with murdering his mother by stabbing her to death in her own apartment. Gabriel Pereyra allegedly stabbed his 67-year-old mother while she was seated in a chair. She ran outside of the apartment, collapsed and died on the sidewalk shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident occurred in west Houston at an apartment complex on the 19300 block of Park Row Drive that’s just north of Interstate 10 near the Energy Corridor. Deputies were told a female was laying in the parking lot of the complex and bleeding from the head. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Gabriel Pereyra was covered in blood upon the arrival of deputies. A motive was not immediately provided. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has agreed to charge him with murder. He was awaiting arraignment in the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility.