Man's body found behind southeast Houston motel

Police are investigating a possible homicide in southeast Houston.

HOUSTON – Detectives are investigating the discovery of a man's body Tuesday behind a southeast Houston motel.

The body was found by a witness about 9:50 a.m. in a grassy alleyway at the St. Francis Motel on Old Spanish Trail near Tierwester Street.

According to Houston police, the man is believed to be between 40 and 60 years old.

Police said they are still working to determine the man's cause of death but do not believe foul play was involved.

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


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Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.