Foul play suspected in elderly man's death

BAYTOWN, TX The body of 75-year-old Franklin McCown was found yesterday inside of his home off Cedar Bayou Road.

He often rode around the neighborhood on his red scooter. Police say neighbors became concerned when they had not seen him in a while. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

Investigators want to speak to anyone who saw McCown in the weeks leading up to his death. Police did not reveal the cause of death, but they're calling the investigation a criminal one.

Police asking anyone who's seen or talked with McCown in the past few weeks to call 281-427-TIPS.

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