Man’s body found buried in trash at Waste Connections Center in north Harris County, HCSO says

An investigation is underway after deputies with Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a man’s body was found buried in trash at Waste Connections Center in north Harris County Wednesday.

HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after deputies with Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a man’s body was found buried in trash at Waste Connections Center in north Harris County Wednesday.

Deputies with District 2 said they received two calls about the body, which was located at 18784 E. Hardy Rd. around 4:20 a.m.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found one person dead.

According to HCSO, workers were using equipment to move trash when they found the body of a white male who is believed to be in his early 60s. The man was reportedly wearing a t-shirt and shorts with an ID in his pocket at the time he was found, and was buried inside trash in a warehouse.

Investigators said they believe the man has been dead for a few days but he could have been brought to the location Wednesday morning.


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