Police investigating body inside truck at west Houston storage facility

Body reported in U-Haul truck (Houston Police Department)

HOUSTON – Police are investigating after a woman’s body was reported in a U-Haul truck at a west Houston storage facility.

Houston police said at 5:15 p.m. Friday, an anonymous call came in stating that there was a body inside the truck at the facility in the 10200 block of the Katy Freeway.

According to Lt. Larry Crowson with HPD, when they arrived, they smelled a foul odor coming from the U-Haul truck.

They are waiting on crime scene investigators.

The Harris County Medical Examiner will work to determine the identity of the person and their cause of death.

Investigators on the scene said the U-Haul had been towed to the location. Employees later found what they believed to be a body in the back of the U-Haul wrapped in plastic.

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