Incident at 13432 Hempstead Road #116
August 25, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the death of a man found at 13432 Hempstead
Road #116 about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (August 24).
The victim, identified as David Eugene Darnell,
48, of 1325 Cedar Post Lane #13, suffered blunt trauma to the
head and face and died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officers P.J. Guerrero
and J. Selvera reported:
Officers were called to the National Motel after
housekeeping personnel found the victim's body inside his room
at check-out time. He appeared to have suffered blunt trauma to
the head and face. Mr. Darnell had checked into the motel the
day before. His truck is missing.
Anyone with information regarding this case is
asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
GO/ JFC 8-25-06
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