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Houston Police Department
Investigation into Male's Death at 612 Keith

September 26, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the death of a male at 612 Keith about 2:25 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 24).

The identity and cause of death of the victim are pending autopsy results by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Rodriguez and Officer M. Chaney reported:

The victim's body was discovered partially burned at the above location.  A witness reported seeing an unknown Hispanic male pick up a plastic container at the scene, then get into a white GM SUV and drive away in a hurry.  It is believed the victim was killed at another location and then his body dumped at the above address and set on fire.

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.

KJS/JFC  9-26-11
Inc. #124079011

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