Investigation into Human Remains Found at 7600 North Loop East
September 6, 2016 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results on human remains found at 7600 North Loop East (North Interstate Highway 610) at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 4).
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn reported:
A Union Pacific train conductor had stopped his train at the above address to perform maintenance on the tracks when he observed human remains approximately 20 feet from the railroad tracks. Due to the amount of decomposition, investigators were unable to determine the race, age or gender of the victim.
The victim's cause of death is pending autopsy results. Anyone with information on the identity of the victim is asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.