April 25, 2013 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man found after extinguishing a fire at 1137 Evanston about 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday (April 24).
The identity of the victim, 30, and his cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Racus and Senior Police Officers M. Coleman, T. Tyler and K. Lovelace reported:
HFD firefighters responded to a house fire at the above address. After entering the residence to extinguish the fire, firefighters found a deceased person inside the residence. HPD homicide investigators, along with members of the HFD Arson Bureau, were then called to the scene and began a preliminary investigation.
The investigation is pending the victim's cause of death.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.