POLICE Department

Investigation into Man's Death at 1100 Elder Street

January 18, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 1100 Elder Street about 11:15 a.m. last Friday (January 14).  

The identity of the victim, 59, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives R. Rivera and D. Hobson reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a report of a deceased male in a tent at the above address.  The victim was found in a beginning stage of decomposition.  

An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined the man sustained blunt force trauma to the head and neck area.  

At this time, there are no known witnesses or suspects.  

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.  

VHS/JFC  1-18-22
Inc. #005945422


For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.