POLICE Department

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 2000 Quitman

December 30, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 2000 Quitman about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday (December 29).  

The victim, in his 30s, had suffered apparent head trauma.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Officers E. Wohlgemuth and C. Sharp reported:  

A train conductor saw the body of an unknown male lying in a ditch next to the railroad tracks and contacted police.  HPD patrol officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  

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/JKS 12-30-15
Inc. #166618415

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