Girl’s body found in middle of field at park in Baytown, authorities say

The girl's body was found in the middle of a field in the park, according to authorities

BAYTOWN, Texas – A girl’s body was found at a park in Baytown on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

The body was found in the middle of a field at Tejas Park located in the 500 block of Hafer Avenue around 8:15 a.m.

When officers arrived, they said the girl was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene. It’s not immediately clear how the girl died.

Police did not release the identity or age of the girl but said she was under the age of 18.

“The officers and detectives are actively investigating this case and will work to ensure that the offender is brought to justice. We will partner with our citizens and area law enforcement to ensure this crime is resolved and we advocate for the victim,” Baytown Police Chief John Stringer said.

The Baytown Police Department urges anyone with information to contact them at 281-422- 8371 or leave a tip with Baytown Crime Stoppers at 281-427-8477(TIPS).

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