Man's body found floating in White Oak Bayou, police say


HOUSTON – Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was found dead in White Oak Bayou Monday morning. 

Police found the man's body floating around 9:30 a.m. in the bayou close to the Crockett Street Bridge over North Interstate 45 at 100 Hogan St. 

VIDEO: Body found in White Oak Bayou

The man is described as black, 40 to 60 years old. Police said he was wearing blue jeans, a blue and white windbreaker and size 11 basketball-type shoes. He had several tattoos, including the following on his arms: RIP Cleo, RIP James RH, Lil B, and a Grim Reaper wearing a jester hat with four ace playing cards.  He also had a feeding tube in his stomach and a tracheotomy. 

Anyone with information on the identity of the victim is asked to call the Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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