Woman found bound and gagged dies

March 7, 2008 2:20:13 PM PST
Police say a woman who was found beaten, bound, gagged and dumped in a southwest Houston neighborhood has died. Houston police were called out to the 11,300 block of Rampart early yesterday morning after someone reported seeing a woman wrapped in a blanket on the side of the road. Police determined the victim had suffered blunt trauma to the head. She was alive, but unable to talk with police. She died a few hours later.

Police are now trying to identify the woman.

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