Man found dead on Interstate 45

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TEXAS CITY, Texas – A man's body was found Friday in  the 5500 block of Interstate 45.

Investigators are working to find out who the person is and how he died.

Investigators said a passerby spotted the person lying in the feeder of I-45 around 2 a.m. Friday. Police found the unidentified man unconscious on the southbound feeder. 

Police said it appeared that the man had multiple gunshot wounds. He was declared dead.

The victim is described as a black man, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 200-215 pounds, wearing a black/gray windbreaker, a black T-shirt and blue denim jeans with gray Nike tennis shoes. 

Detectives and crime scene personnel are investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact  Detective Earl Mendenhall at 409-643-5833 or Mainland Community Crime Stoppers at 409-945-8477.