Police discovered a body in a field a few blocks east of the University of St. Thomas Sunday.
The body belonged to 51-year-old Ruben Dario Ical, who also went by the name of Myra Chanel Ical. Ical died in an area known for picking up tricks and for buying drugs, police say.
Ical had no ID and was found half naked. Ical's body had numerous bruises, police say, along with several wounds received in the incident.
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Investigators are waiting on the autopsy results to determine exactly how Ical died. Police say they have not yet found any witnesses to the killing.
Anyone with information about this case can call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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