September 6, 2011 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man found at 4506 Leffingwell about 8:25 p.m. on Monday (Sept. 5).
The identity of the victim and his cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. McStravick and Senior Police Officer P. Vela reported:
The elderly male resident of the above address had not been seen for several days. Two of his friends went to the residence to check on the man and found a male's decomposed body in the living room. Evidence indicated his death involved foul play. The body is believed to be that of the homeowner, but investigators are awaiting a positive identification from the Institute of Forensic Sciences.
There were signs of forced entry to the residence.
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.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.