Landscaping crew finds body by freeway

February 10, 2010 9:46:48 AM PST
Authorities want to know what happened to a woman who was found dead next to a freeway. While trimming grass in the area of 3400 North Freeway (I-45 North) northbound around 4pm Tuesday, Texas Department of Transportation landscaping crews discovered what appeared to be a dead body. The supervisor called police who arrived and discovered the body of a female in an advanced state of decomposition.

The identity of the victim and her cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.