Investigation into Male's Death at 7400 West Sam Houston Parkway
May 15, 2009 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a juvenile male found in the 7400 block of the West Sam Houston Parkway South about 5:20 p.m. on Thursday (May 14).
The victim, 14, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity and cause of death is pending verification be the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Howard reported:
Patrol officers and HFD personnel responded to a person down call at Arthur Storey Park at 7400 West Sam Houston Parkway South and found the victim deceased inside of a Ford pickup truck. Relatives of the victim stated they were contacted by an unknown female who told them the victim was at the park and severely dehydrated. Relatives were given directions to the park and when they arrived, they found the victim and then called 9-1-1. Further investigation and statements by relatives determined the victim had been transported to Houston from Guatemala about 23 days ago.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200 .