HPD investigates after neighbor finds man's decomposing body

By John Brannen - Web Editor

HOUSTON - A man's body was found at 53 East Parker Road at about 5:55 p.m. Sunday.

Houston police said the man's identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

The Houston Police Department released a statement that read in part:

"A neighbor to the east of the residence smelled a foul odor coming from the above address and went to investigate. Upon walking up the driveway, the neighbor found the victim in a heavy stage of decomposition."

Police said that there were no obvious signs of trauma to the victim, and that they are waiting on autopsy results to determine his cause of death.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Houston Police Department's Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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