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Man's body found wrapped in blanket in NW Houston

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HOUSTON – Houston homicide investigators are on the scene in northwest Houston after a man's body was found wrapped in a blanket.

The body was found behind an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Wirt Road near Kempwood. Police said workers cleaning up the area spotted the body lying under a tree.

Police said the body was badly decomposed.

The man's identity and cause of death has not been released.

Police are still investigating.

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

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