Car of 44-year-old found shot to death outside his NE Houston home is missing, HPD says

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Search underway for murder victim's car missing after body found
When a neighbor found Kelton Sam dead outside his northeast Houston home, officers discovered his car was missing and his front door had been kicked in.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police say a 44-year-old man's car is missing after he was found dead on the sidewalk outside his home Monday morning.

A neighbor found Kelton Sam unresponsive outside his home in the 4010 block of Reid Street around 5 a.m. Monday.

According to Houston police, Sam had multiple gunshot wounds.

An investigation revealed that Sam's front door had been kicked in, and his vehicle, a tan 2005 Lexus RX with Texas license plates KHP-5059, was stolen from the scene.

Police did not release a suspect description.

Anyone with information about the missing vehicle or shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.