Houston police are awaiting autopsy results of a male found deceased at 1831 West 23rd Street about 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday (June 13).
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detective E. May and Officers R. Moss and D. Higgs reported:
Some neighborhood children told a patrol officer there was a body in a bayou behind Little Thicket Park. Officers went to the bayou and observed the victim, believed to be a white male, was deceased. The male had a Miami Dolphins tattoo on his right shoulder.
A group of teenagers happened upon the body when they were in the park, according to media reports.
Anyone with information on the victim’s identity or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.