2nd Update on Incident at 2000 Del Norte

November 16, 2007 - Houston police investigators have learned the identity of a deceased female found at 2000 Del Norte about 8:30 a.m. on June 26, 2006.

The victim is identified as Lisa Holland (b/f, DOB: 12-05-74), however her cause of death is still unknown. A photo of Ms. Holland is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Officers S. Straughter and D. Shorten reported:

A truck driver working in the area discovered body of Ms. Holland lying in a ditch. HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced her dead at the scene. Her identity was not known at that time due to the advanced stage of decomposition. Her remains were sent to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth for testing and analysis. A family reference DNA sample of several persons was sent with her remains in an attempt to learn her identity. On November 13, 2007 she was positively identified.

Ms. Holland was reported as a missing person on July 25, 2006 and was last seen by her mother on May 15, 2006 at approximately 2 p.m.

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

2nd Update: JGA/VHS 11-16-07
Update: JFC/NJM 11-14-06
NJM 7/1/06
Inc #100918106

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