Woman's body found near Offatts Bayou in Galveston

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Woman's body found near bayou in Galveston
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This marks the fourth report of a woman's body found in the past few days in the greater Houston area.

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman's body was found in the water near a bayou in Galveston Monday morning, according to police.

Galveston police were called to the 8100 block of Broadway for a report of a dead person. When they got there, they found a woman's body in a small inlet of Offatts Bayou around 11:15 a.m.

The woman has not yet been identified and while investigators said there were no signs of foul play, her cause of death remains unknown.

Just since Saturday, there have been four women found dead across the greater Houston area. Alexis Sharkey, 26, was found dead on the side of a Houston road on Saturday morning. The body of 28-year-old Houston woman Briana Teirra Johnson was found in the trunk of a car following a brief chase on Saturday. On Monday morning, an unidentified woman was found dead on the campus of the University of Houston.

If anyone has any information about the possible identity or last known whereabouts of the victim, they are asked to contact Galveston police at 409-765-3781 or Galveston County Crime Stoppers at 409-763-8477.


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