Investigation into Man’s Death at 17717 Eastex Freeway

Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man assaulted at 17717 Eastex Freeway (North U. S. Highway 59) about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday (December 16).

The identity of the victim, 42, and his cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Simmons and Detective S. Overstreet reported:

The victim got into a physical altercation with another male while at a business parking lot at the above address.  The victim and his girlfriend then left the location and stopped at a gas station at 6322 Greens Road when he complained of shortness of breath.  HFD paramedics were called to the scene and transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC  12-18-19
Inc. #166141119

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