POLICE Department

Update: Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 600 Franklin

October 20, 2015 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a deceased male found at 600 Franklin about 9:40 a.m. on July 30.  

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences ruled his death an accidental drowning, but has been unable to determine his identity through fingerprints and dental records.  A composite sketch of the male, described only as a white male, 40 to 50 years of age, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and about 120 pounds, is attached to this news release. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H. Garcia and Officer C. Hogue reported:  

Employees of the Harris County Flood Control District were doing maintenance on Buffalo Bayou when they saw what appeared to be a body in the water near the above address.  The HPD Dive Team responded to the scene and recovered the body of a deceased male from the bayou.

Anyone with information on the identity of the male in the composite sketch is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.  

Update: VHS/JFC 10-20-15
VHS/KJS 7-30-15
Inc. #098290815

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