Police Release Video of Man Wanted for Questioning in CenterPoint Parking Garage Death
Houston police have released surveillance video of someone wanted for questioning in the death of a man who was found bludgeoned to death in a downtown parking garage on Sunday night.
Police this week identified the victim as 27-year-old Cory Roussell, whose body was found at about 10:50 p.m. Sunday night on one of the parking garage floors of the CenterPoint building at 1111 Louisiana Street. Police say Roussell died from blunt force trauma to the head.
According to a report released by the HPD Homicide Division, Roussell was seen running down Louisiana Street at about 4:50 a.m. on Sunday. Police say Roussell had been seen with a black male while in downtown Houston that morning. The two were reportedly seen running westbound on McKinney Street just west of Main Street on at about 4:30 a.m. They were seen near the downtown Houston Library on McKinney Street about five minutes later, according to reports.
A security officer found Roussell's body in the CenterPoint garage later that night.
Officers have now released a video taken outside a building on Travis and Leeland that shows a man who they say may be the person seen with Roussell prior to his death.
Anyone with information on the identity of the individual in the video or his whereabouts is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.