Houston Police Department
Investigation into Woman's Death at 7600 Beechnut

October 15, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the death of a woman at 7600 Beechnut about 1 p.m. last Saturday (October 11).

The victim, Laureka Donnell, 21, of Houston, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined Ms. Donnell's cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer B. Evans reported:

Ms. Donnell was transported by HFD paramedics to the hospital where she later died. According to doctors, Donnell suffered a possible medical episode and trauma to her right eye.

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.

VHS/JFC 10-15-14
Inc. #129427914

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