Update on Incident at 5900 Point West
August 25, 2005 -- Houston police
have learned the identity of a woman found deceased at 5900 Point
West about 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 24).
The victim has been identified as Lydia Hicks,
44, of 11700 Bissonnet. She suffered blunt trauma to the head
and a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was pronounced dead at
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant L. A. Flores and
Officer P. T. Yochum reported:
A witness discovered the body of Lydia Hicks
in the 5900 block of Point West. Houston police officers and HFD
paramedics responded to the scene and determined that the victim
was deceased. There are no known suspects at this time; however,
a suspicious small, silver 4-door vehicle was seen driving away
from the scene.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
UPDATE: MES/NJM 8-25-05
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.