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Trail of blood leads investigators to abandoned mobile home after man found dead

Investigators look over the scene where a man's body was found in Barrett, Texas, on Dec. 31, 2019.
Investigators look over the scene where a man's body was found in Barrett, Texas, on Dec. 31, 2019. (KPRC)

BARRETT, Texas – Authorities responding to reports of a man’s body next to a car early Tuesday found a trail of blood that led them to an abandoned mobile home in Barrett.

The incident was reported about 12:45 a.m. on St. Francis Street near Ridge Drive.

According to Harris County deputies, they received reports of a man lying next to a car. Deputies arrived and found a man’s body and a trail of blood leading to the vacant trailer.

Deputies said it appears the man had been stabbed several times.

Investigators said they are securing a search warrant to go inside the abandoned mobile home.

The identity of the victim was not immediately released.


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