Incident at 9803 West Sam Houston Parkway South
April 12, 2007 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 9803 West Sam Houston Parkway South about 7 p.m. on Wednesday (Apr. 11).
The identity of the male victim and his cause of death are pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.C. Padilla and Officer M.A. Khan reported:
An apartment complex maintenance person was walking through his property when he noticed smoke coming out of a cream colored Ford Explorer in the adjacent apartment complex. The Houston Fire Department was notified and when firefighters arrived to extinguish the fire, they found the body of an unknown male in the back of the vehicle. The male victim was bound and covered in a plastic bag. The HFD Arson Unit also arrived at the scene to conduct its investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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