Houston Police Department
Investigation into Man's Death at 1200 Smith

November 17, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 1200 Smith about 7:15 p.m. on Saturday (November 15).

The victim, Erik Kraynek, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Klementich and T. Colbert reported:

Mr. Kraynek checked into the hotel at the above address by himself.  A preliminary investiation determined Kraynek walked out to the 6th floor pool area and moments was found on the sidewalk directly below unresponsive and not breathing.  Witnesses attempted to administer CPR.  The victim had suffered apparent blunt force trauma.  There were no signs of foul play.  

Anyone with informationinthis case isurged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600. 

JKS/VHS 11-17-14
Inc. #145858214

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.