|Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a male found at 9090 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday (November 1).
The identity of the male victim, in his 20s, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detective Sergeant W. Elsbury and Detective K. Elliot reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to call for assistance from Houston Fire Department personnel at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the above address. Officers found a deceased male in a stairwell. Hotel staff found the male after family members of a hotel guest requested the grounds be searched when they were unable to contact him.
The investigation is pending the male's cause of death.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.