Woman found dead in dumpster

HOUSTON According to Houston police, employees of a business found the victim's partially decomposed body in a dumpster. Blood was observed on the woman's clothing and in the parking lot.

Due to the level of decomposition, no wounds were visible and the victim's cause of death is pending an autopsy.

The identity of the woman is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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.

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