Incident at 414 Pickney
August 28, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the death of a man at 414 Pickney on August
27, 2005 about 12:10 p.m.
The victim's identity and cause of death are
pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Binford and
Officer R. Swainson reported:
A homeless person flagged down a Harris County
Sheriff's Deputy that was in the area. The deputy was advised
that a dead person was located in a warehouse nearby. The deputy
searched the area and located the badly decomposed body of a male
in a vacant pipe distribution warehouse building. The building
had several bedding areas present and it was littered with food
items and empty bottles as if people frequented the property.
No other person was found there at the time of the investigation.
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.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.