Incident at 5401 Chimney Rock

August 11, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the death of a burglary suspect at 5401 Chimney Rock about 4:30 a.m. today (Aug. 11).

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B.E. Roberts and Officer J. Sosa reported:

Tenants and a security guard of the apartment complex spotted the suspect attempting to break into an apartment and restrained him while others called police. The suspect appeared to be highly intoxicated and at some point became unresponsive. HFD paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced the suspect dead.

NJM 8-11-07
Inc #118394107

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