Bayou Body Count: They're Finding Dead Bodies All Over The Place
For the past four days, local cops and sheriff's deputies have been finding dead bodies all over the place. From ditches and cars to living rooms and the middle of streets, they seem to be popping up everywhere.
All the police have are just a few leads, no suspects, and a growing pile of cold bodies at the morgue.
On Monday at about 5:30 a.m., Harris County deputies found a Hispanic man who had been stabbed to death lying in a ditch just near 13100 Reeveston Road. He looked to be about 25 to 30-years-old and did not have an I.D. on him. Detectives are investigating.
Someone called the Houston police Monday afternoon to say they'd seen a dead body sitting in a car parked outside an apartment building. Sure enough, when the cops arrived at the Terrace Condominiums at 10555 Turtlewood Court, they found a man who'd been shot in the chest. Police think the man was shot two days earlier, when he was reported missing to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. There are no suspects.
Houston Texans vs. Arizona Cardinals
TicketsSun., Nov. 19, 12:00pm
Rice Owls Football vs. North Texas
TicketsSat., Nov. 25, 12:00pm
Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers
TicketsSun., Dec. 10, 12:00pm
Houston Texans vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
TicketsMon., Dec. 25, 3:30pm
Houston Open - Good Any One Day Grounds
TicketsSun., Apr. 1, 11:59pm
Also on Monday, the police got a call about gunshots at an apartment complex at 10200 West Bellfort. When the officers arrived, they found blood outside and on the front door of a home. They followed the trail inside the apartment, where they found a man who had been shot in the head. The man, whose identity has not been released, did not live in the apartment, but was a robber. The police have not been able to find the tenants.
Someone was strolling along the 4400 block of East Orem Sunday morning when he noticed a dead man lying in the middle of the street. He called the police, who identified the victim as Victor Roy George, 25, of Houston. George was shot in the head, police say. The investigation continues.
View Larger Map
Police found one more body on Sunday, this time lying between two parked cars outside an apartment building at 6116 Glenmont Drive. The victim, Jesus Garcia Romero, 23, was shot in the chest. Police say they have no suspects or motive.
If you have any information about these investigations please call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
View Bayou Body Count in a larger map
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.