Woman found dead in nightshirt in backyard

June 24, 2010 8:44:52 AM PDT
Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found in the backyard of a vacant house in east Houston. Police say the woman's body was found at 3305 Jefferson about 1:30pm on Wednesday. She was wearing night clothing and was barefoot.

The woman, believed to be in her 60s, had no visible injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her cause of death and identity are pending verification.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.