May 16, 2013 - Houston police are investigating the apparent beating death of a man found at 9510 South Gessner about 6:40 p.m. on May 7.
The victim, Huiel Taylor, 59, suffered blunt force trauma and was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. Doctors pronounced him dead from his injuries today (May 16). A photo of Mr. Taylor is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Blain and Senior Police Officer M. Condon reported:
Mr. Taylor was last seen about 3 a.m. on May 7. He appeared to be sleeping in Braeburn Glen Park at the above address. About 6:40 p.m., Taylor was found by passers-by in the park. He appeared to have been assaulted. HFD paramedics were then called to the scene and transported Taylor to the hospital.
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.