Woman found dead in dumpster

May 12, 2010 4:39:52 PM PDT
Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found at 3312 Laura Koppe about 2:30pm on Tuesday. 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.