Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 262

Found dead south of downtown

A man was found dead from blunt-force trauma in a house south of downtown Wednesday morning, police say.

The victim, whose name is being withheld pending verification, was discovered in a home in the 2200 block of Hutchins about 11 a.m. A relative had called police after being unable to reach the man.

Police say they do not know if the man lived in the house.

The victim's 2005 white, four-door Hyundai Elantra, Texas license plates 097-GNJ, is missing and believed stolen.

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

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