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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Male's Death at 600 East Tidwell #601

May 9, 2011 - Houston police are awaiting autospy results in the death of an elderly man found at 600 East Tidwell #601 about 8 a.m. on Sunday (May 8).

The identity of the victim, 66, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. Brooks and C. Cegielski reported:

One of the victim's friends went to check on him at the elderly living facility at the above location after she had not heard from him.  She found him unresponsive on the floor and saw blood.  She called 911 and responding paramedics pronounced the man dead.  Homicide investigators were called to the scene, as there were signs of a struggle.  Investigators are awaiting the cause of death.

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

JFC/KJS  5-9-11
Inc #058568511

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