POLICE Department

Investigation into Man's Death at 2525 SSgt Macario Garcia Drive

May 12, 2020 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a male found at 2525 SSgt. Macario Garcia Drive about 8:30 a.m. today (May 12).  

The male's identity and cause are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Miller and Detective D. Stark reported:  

A city of Houston employee was seen by witnesses falling into the water of a tank he was cleaning at a water treatment plant at the above address.  Witnesses rushed to pull the male out of the tank and called 9-1-1.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the him deceased.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  


VHS/JKS 5-12-20
Inc. #062591320


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