Investigation underway after woman missing for days found dead with ‘signs of trauma’ in north Harris County, deputies say

Investigators released images of the woman’s car, which went missing after she was found dead

HOUSTON – A woman was found dead with “possible signs of trauma” in north Harris County Monday, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

Deputies said the body was found at an apartment located at 16755 Ella Blvd. after the woman’s mother requested deputies check on the welfare of her daughter because she had not been able to reach her for several days.

Deputies said they arrived at the apartment and found the woman dead with apparent trauma to her body.

According to investigators, the woman’s car was missing from the apartment complex. The vehicle is a silver 2012 Lincoln MKS with the temporary Texas tag P162849.

On Wednesday, July 14, Investigators released images of the woman’s vehicle and asked the public’s help in locating it. Anyone who locates the vehicle is urged to contact law enforcement officials immediately.

The vehicle is a silver, 2012, Lincoln MKS, bearing Texas temporary 20373D5. (KPRC)
The vehicle is a silver, 2012, Lincoln MKS, bearing Texas temporary 20373D5. (KPRC)

The case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the HCSO Homicide Unit at (713) 274-9100 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.


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