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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Deceased Male Found at 7551 Scott

February 2, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 7551 Scott Street about 1 a.m. today.

The victim, Alvin Irving, Jr., 59, of Houston, suffered unknown injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants T. Hanslik and W. Bush reported:

An HPD officer, while on routine patrol, saw a Yellow Cab vehicle parked at the above location with its door open. Upon further investigation, Mr. Irving, the driver of the cab, was found deceased inside the vehicle.

At this time, it is not believed Irving was robbed. There are no known witnesses nor suspects in this case.

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.

VHS/JFC 2-2-11
Inc. #014024011

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