POLICE Department

Investigation into Skeletal Remains Found at 5701 Rietta Street

May 13, 2022 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results on skeletal remains found at 5701 Rietta Street about 12:50 p.m. on Thursday (May 12).

The victim's identity, gender and cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Dunn and Detective M Hughey reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a residence at the above address after a remodeling crew discovered skeletal remains underneath the floorboards of the house.  The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences responded and retrieved the remains for further investigation and identification.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

SOA/JKS  5-13-2022
Inc. #063056422



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