ID, cause of death of man found decomposed awaits autopsy


HOUSTON – Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy on the body of a man found in an advanced state of decomposition.

Police believe the man may have been living in a shelter at 12300 Beechnut St., where his body was found.

His body was found around 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

The man's identity and cause of death are awaiting the autopsy results.

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