POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 3019 Truxillo

December 8, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a male found about 11:10 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 7).

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

HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Watson and S. Ragsdale reported:

A resident taking out trash to the dumpster outside an apartment complex at the above address found a male's body covered in trash bags in the dumpster.  Officers and paramedics arrived and determined the male had sustained stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.  

There are no known witnesses or suspect(s) at this time.

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.

JFC/VHS 12-8-17
Inc. #153679017

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