Woman found dead near East End cemetery identified

March 22, 2011 8:51:15 AM PDT
Police have identified and ruled the cause of death of a woman found dead near an East End cemetery last week.

The victim is identified as Rachel Burrell, 44. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has ruled her death a homicide. Police say officers responded to a person down call at 600 Altic about 7:30am on March 18 and discovered Burrell deceased in a shallow ditch just off the roadway, which is close to Evergreen Cemetery

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.