Dead body found in bayou

Published On: Jan 01 2012 06:44:30 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 01 2012 08:00:02 PM CST

Police in Pasadena are searching for the person who beat a woman to death then dumped her body in a bayou.

A passerby found the body Sunday morning under the Vince Bayou Bridge on Queens and South Shaver in Pasadena.

Police said the witness flagged down an officer who was driving by and showed him the body.

Police said so far, they don't have any leads, but they're working on positively identifying the Hispanic woman who police said may be in her mid 30's.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.