Incident at 3369 Sunnydale
April 10, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the murder of a woman found at 3369 Sunnydale
on Saturday, April 9, 2005 about 5 p.m.
The identity of the deceased victim and the cause
of death are pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's
HPD Homicide Division Officer S.R. Straughter
Neighborhood kids were playing at Scottcrest
Park when they noticed a decomposed body in Sims Bayou. The kids
informed their mother who called 911. Police arrived at the location
and saw the victim. The victim is a black female who was wearing
a blue sweat shirt (USA in bold letters and a US flag), gray sweat
pants and a tattoo (Winnie) on the left side of her chest. The
body appears to have been in the water for several days and she
was found with a gunshot wound to the head.
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