Man found shot to death inside home after fire extinguished in north Houston, police say

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HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death inside a home after a fire in north Houston, according to the Houston Police Department.

The discovery was made Tuesday at 8:08 p.m. during a house fire located in the 20900 block of Birnamwood Blvd. Initial reports said a burned body was found in a ditch.

Police said the man suffered severe trauma from the fire and an apparent gunshot wound. No suspects have been named at the time of this writing.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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