HOUSTON - Friday afternoon, authorities found the body of a man who drowned in a bayou in southeast Houston.
The body was found near Spur 5 and Wheeler Avenue.
Police say the man stole a van from a contractor at the University of Houston campus Tuesday.
Authorities say the call initially came in as a drowning, and homicide detectives with the Houston Police Department were called to the scene. The caller told police that they saw a body in the bayou.
The van belonged to JC Contractors and was recovered from a bayou Wednesday but the man was not there.
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