POLICE Department

Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 5600 South Lake Houston Parkway

September 6, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 5600 South Lake Houston Parkway about 6:40 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 2).

The identity of the male is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. HPD Homicide Division Detectives D. Davis and D. Lunceford reported:

HPD patrol and Dive Team officers responded to Greens Bayou after a passerby observed a body in the water. The body was in an advanced state of decomposition. An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined the male had suffered at least two gunshot wounds.

The male's identity remains unknown. He has a tattoo with the word “Jacob” on the left side of his neck and a large angel tattoo on his back.

Anyone with information on the male's identity or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

SOA/VHS    9-6-23
Inc. #125933623


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