Investigation underway after body found in pond at Hermann Park

Hermann Park
Hermann Park (Pixabay)

HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a body was found at Hermann Park.

The discovery was made around 10:10 a.m. Wednesday, authorities said. The body was found floating in McGovern Lake, which is the same lake where people can rent paddle boats in the middle of the park.

A passerby noticed the body floating in the pond and called 911, police said.

The victim was later identified as Ali Akbar Ajami.

Police said there were no visible signs of trauma or foul play.

Authorities said homicide detectives with the Houston Police Department are conducting an investigation.

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