Beating death in Montrose
Beating death in Montrose

Scott Ellis Childress, 46, Bayou Body Count No. 9

A man was beaten to death in Montrose around noon Friday.

Media reports say an altercation occurred at the Scott Childress Studio salon in the 1700 block of Welch.

Police say they received a call for medical help, and found a man severely beaten who soon died.

KHOU reports a second man went into a nearby HPD substation "and told officers he may have badly injured another person during an altercation."

KHOU says, "Authorities said the man who admitted to being involved was released. Police continue to look for him."

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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