police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man found deceased at
9800 Lawndale about 1 p.m. on December 29, 2017.
The victim is described only as possibly being a black male possibly
in his mid 30s, weighing about 190 pounds and about 6 feet tall. He
was found wearing only dark plaid shorts and a pair of socks. His cause
of death remains undetermined.
Photos of two distinctive tattoos are attached to this news release. The
first, containing a cross and the words - Jesus Christ - is located on the
front right side of his neck. The cross appears under his right ear, with
"Jesus Christ" in front of the cross. The second tattoo,
featuring the words - Kyala H - is located on the back of the man's right
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rhodes and Detective J. Nguyen
HPD patrol officers responded to a report of a body found on the embankment
along Sims Bayou, near the above address. The HPD Dive Team responded to
the scene and recovered the male's body from the water.
Anyone with information on the identity of the victim in this case is
urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at
Update: KJS/JFC 4-25-18