Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man found at 175 McCarty Road about 12:55 p.m. on Saturday (August 3).
The identity of the victim, 48, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Brady and M. Casso reported:
The victim, in an advanced state of decomposition, was found inside the cab of a semi-truck on the side of the road at the above address. The semi-truck had been burglarized and the contents from the trailer were missing. The victim left Laredo, Texas, on Monday, July 29, en route to Houston with a load of frozen meat. The victim never made the delivery scheduled for Tuesday, July 20, and the owners of the truck had been searching for it since that time. The investigation is pending results of an examination by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.