Houston Police Department
Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 5425 Malmedy

January 9, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the beating death of a man found at 5425 Malmedy about 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Jan. 8). 

The victim, Ali Dehghani, 62 , of Houston, suffered blunt trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Bush and Senior Police Officer R. Swainson reported: 

Mr. Dehghani, who operates several rent houses in the Houston area, left his residence on Monday morning (Jan. 7) to check some of the houses and do necessary maintenance.  When Dehghani did not return home, family members initiated a search at several locations and filed a missing persons report.  Family members then arrived at the above address, a vacant rental home Dehghani owns, and found him deceased inside the residence.  According to family members, Dehghani's vehicle, a silver 2006 Honda Accord, with Texas license plates THD-306, was stolen. 

At this time, there are no known witnesses nor suspects. 
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.

VHS/JFC  1-9-13
Inc. #002920113

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