Houston Police Department
Investigation into Body Found at 3300 Redbud

March 2, 2012 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a female found at 3300 Redbud about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday (Mar. 1).

The identity and cause of death of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  She is described only as a black female, 30 to 40 years of age, showing signs of decomposition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Chandler and Senior Police Officer K. Carr reported:

Neighbors smelled a strange odor from a trash pile in a roadside ditch in the 3300 block of Redbud.  Upon further investigation, they found the victim at the bottom of the refuse pile and alerted police. 

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.

JKS/VHS 3-2-12
Inc. #026325512

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