POLICE Department

Investigation into Remains Found at 8700 Palo Blanco

October 14, 2015 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results on human remains found at 8700 Palo Blanco about 11 a.m. on Tuesday (October 13).  

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

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers T. Tyler and M. Coleman reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to the above address after an employee of a business reported an odor coming from an area near the business.  Officers inspected a pile of debris in a ditch and found a human body.  

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/JFC 10-14-15
JKS/JFC 10-9-15
Inc. #132178415

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