Construction crew discovers skeletal remains underneath floorboards of northeast Houston home, police say

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HOUSTON – A remodeling crew found skeletal remains underneath the floorboards of a home in northeast Houston Thursday, Houston police said.

Investigators are awaiting autopsy results on the skeletal remains, found at 5701 Rietta Street. The victim’s identity, gender and cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

An investigation into the victim’s death is ongoing. Anyone with information in the case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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