Houston Police Department
Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 1980 Afton

July 7, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 1980 Afton about 6:30 a.m. on Saturday (July 5).

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer C. Scales reported:

Officers were called to the above address after a witness, on his way to work, found the victim in a water-filled ditch.  The victim suffered blunt force head trauma and stabbing injuries.  It is believed he was killed hours earlier, about midnight.  At this time, there is no known suspect(s) nor motive in this case.

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/JFC   7-7-14
Inc. #084115514 

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