Incident at 61 Riesner
December 3, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the death of an inmate that occurred
at 61 Riesner on December 2, 2005 about 5:07 p.m.
The victim is identified as David Munoz, 20,
of 611 Dairy Ashford #69. He suffered a neck injury.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant Wyers and Officer
An officer assigned to the sixth floor of the
City of Houston Central jail was doing a walk, checking inmate
status. He found an inmate that had hanged himself. Attempts were
made to resuscitate the inmate but he was pronounced dead at the
Munoz had been placed in an isolated cell at
his own request. He had been arrested on Dec. 1, 2005 for aggravated
HPD Internal Affairs and Homicide Divisions,
as well as the Harris County District Attorney's Office Civil
Rights Division are investigating this incident.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.