Houston Police Department
Investigation into Man Found Deceased at 2000 Lorraine

July 20, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man found deceased in the 2000 block of Lorraine about 5 a.m. today (July 20).

The victim, Louis James Bremer III, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Rohling and Officer J. Harvey reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to the scene after engineers operating a locomotive traveling northbound on Union Pacific Railroad tracks, stopped for a red light signal and saw Mr. Bremer lying across the tracks.

Further investigation determined at about midnight, Bremer attempted to cross between cars behind a locomotive and was struck by a passing train.

VHS/JKS  7-20-12
Inc. #091685212 


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