Houston Police Department
Update: Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 21700 Eastex Freeway

December 13, 2013 - Houston police have learned the identity of a man found deceased at 21700 Eastex Freeway (North U. S. Highway 59) about 6:10 p.m. on Dec. 6.

The victim is identified as Paul Harris, 34, of Humble.

HPD Homicide Division Officers J. Saldana and E. Zugner reported:

HPD Kingwood patrol officers responded to a report of a body in the San Jacinto River. The HPD Marine Unit and HFD paramedics were called and located a male deceased in the river.

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences positively identified the man as Mr. Harris, who was recently reported missing to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. His cause of death remains under investigation.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000.

Update JFC/VHS 12-13-13
VHS/JFC 12-9-13
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.