An 18-year-old man was discovered beaten to death in the Heights Thursday afternoon, police say.
Rigoberto Orellana of Houston, was found inside a home in the 1100 block of Nicholson about 1 p.m. Thursday and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD says simply they responded to a call at the address and found Orellana "had been severely beaten."
There are no known witnesses or suspects.
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.
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