Woman on Way to Work Finds Corpse in Car, Bayou Body Count No. 29
Heading into work on a Monday morning is difficult enough. You really don't need to be discovering dead bodies on the way.
But that's what happened to one northwest-side woman as she left for work about 7:30 a.m. Monday, Houston police say.
The woman "noticed a red 1991 Toyota Corolla parked in the driveway of her townhome complex" in the 1800 block of Hollister, police say.
"As she drove by, she saw a male slumped over the driver's seat of the vehicle. The female exited her vehicle to help the male, found him unresponsive and then called 9-1-1," HPD says. The man, who did not live at the complex, was declared dead on the scene from a gunshot wound. He is in his early- to mid-20s but had no identification on him, police say.
Rice Owls Men's Baseball vs. Southeastern Louisiana Lions Baseball
TicketsFri., Feb. 24, 6:30pm
TicketsFri., Feb. 24, 8:00pm
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 10A-3PM
TicketsSat., Feb. 25, 10:00am
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Mens Basketball
TicketsSat., Feb. 25, 7:00pm
Residents reported hearing "a single gunshot between 4 and 5 a.m.," HPD says.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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.