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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Female Found Deceased at 9500 Scranton

June 17, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found at 9500 Scranton about 11:55 p.m. on Thursday (June 16).

The female victim suffered burns and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity and cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer M. Miller and Officer M. Brady reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a call of a burned body found in a field at the above location.  When officers arrived, they found the victim deceased and partially burned.

There are no known witnesses nor suspects at this time.

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  6-17-11
Inc. #078406911

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