Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 296

The body of a dead man was found in front of an abandoned house outside of downtown Wednesday morning, and police suspect foul play.

The unidentified victim was discovered about 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Nagle. Police say he had "suffered apparent blunt force trauma to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene."

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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