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Incident at 6000 Eastex Freeway Service Road

May 4, 2006 -- Houston police are awaiting results of an autopsy in the death of a man found at 6000 Eastex Freeway service road about 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday (May 3).

The victim's identity and cause of death are pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D. A. Ferguson and Officer T. S. Tyler reported:

A man was walking his dog when he smelled a foul odor coming from under the bridge of the Eastex Freeway (US 59 North) and discovered the body of the victim. The victim was in the advanced stages of decomposition and appeared to have been at this location for several days.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

MES/JFC 5-4-06
Inc. #069049006

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.