Police: Homeless man found beaten to death in South Houston

January 1, 2012 3:01:33 PM PST
South Houston police are investigating the death of a homeless man whose body was discovered on New Year's Eve.

Officials said the body was found around 7pm Saturday in the 1400 block of Spencer.

According to police, the 54-year-old man was apparently beaten to death.

The victim's name has not been released. Officials are trying to notify his family.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Houston police or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.