Incident at 10660 Hammerly

July 8, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man at 10660 Hammerly, today (July 8) about 3 a.m.

The victim, Javier Ortiz Jr., 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H.R. Hernandez and Officer P.J. Guerrero reported:

An HPD officer observed a vehicle engulfed in flames at a parking lot located at 10660 Hammerly. HFD was notified and when the fire was put out, the body of Mr. Ortiz was found in the drivers’ seat of the vehicle burned beyond recognition.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JGA 7-08-07

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