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PROFESSOR FOUND HANGED FROM STAIRCASE

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A University of Houston drama professor charged in the brutal stabbing murder of an actress was found dead at his home, police said.

Claude Caux, 57, was found Friday by family members. He was hanging from a staircase leading to the second floor of his condominium, an apparent suicide.Caux was accused of killing Mary Avery Chovanetz, 45, last July 22 in a Houston park. He was accused of arguing with Caux, then stabbing the woman 15 times in the chest, abdomen and legs as joggers and others looked on.