Man’s body found in dumpster in northwest Harris County, deputies say

Investigation underway after discovery on Hollister St.


HOUSTON – Homicide detectives are investigating in northwest Harris County after a man was found dead inside a dumpster Friday afternoon, according to deputies.

The discovery was made in the 13800 block of Hollister St.

Deputies said the man was possibly a homeless person who was dumpster diving with a flashlight and somehow died in the process. Deputies said the man did not have significant wounds to his body but suffered from lacerations to his head.

Deputies believe the man possibly hit his head while in the dumpster, but won’t know the exact cause of death until an autopsy is revealed.

Deputies said the man is believed to be in his 30s but have yet to identify him.

This is a developing story.

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