Body in a burned-out car
Body in a burned-out car

Unidentified Female, Bayou Body Count No. 132

The body of a woman was found in the backseat of a burned-out car on the far west side early Tuesday morning.

The Houston Fire Department was called out for a vehicle fire about 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Mansions of Shadowbriar Apartments in the 12100 block of Overbrook Lane.

"Once the fire was put out, HFD found the body of what appeared to be a female in the back seat," police said. "Homicide investigators were then called to the scene."

Investigators are seeking the woman's identity, and are also waiting to learn the cause of death.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600. 

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