Man carjacked dies of heart attack after running home

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man was found dead from a heart attack after he was carjacked near his home Friday, according to Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies.

Deputies said the 72-year-old man ran home to tell his wife after three men with guns approached him on the 2600 block of Owens Cross Drive around 7:25 a.m.



The suspects forced the man out of his 2016 Black Nissan Juke and drove off.

Deputies said there was another carjacking in the area around the same time and are investigating if the two were connected.

It is believed the suspects may have committed other carjackings in the area around the same time, according to deputies.

"Our deputies will and investigators will do everything we can to find these people and bring justice to this family," said Deputy Thomas Gilliland.

Deputies are searching for surveillance or witnesses to help get a better description of the suspects.

If evidence shows the carjacking led to the victim's heart attack and death, then suspects could be charged with felony murder.

Anyone with information on the suspects is urged to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or you can submit your tip online.

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