Houston Police Department
Investigation into Deceased Male at 3400 North Shepherd

November 4, 2013 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man found at 3400 North Shepherd about 1:50 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 2).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homcide Division Sergeant M.A. Holbrook reported:

The victim was found leaning against a chain link fence below the railroad crossing overpass.  A motorist saw the victim and called Houston Fire Department personnel to the scene, where the man was pronounced dead.  It appeared the victim was homeless and had been living under the overpass.  Other males in the area were interviewed and stated the victim had appeared to be in ill health in previous days.  The victim's cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

JKS/JFC  11-4-13
Inc. #137586113

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