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Public Safety News
Houston Police Department
News Release
Monday, May 16, 2011

Houston police are investigating an incident in which a body was found at 609 Schweikhardt #1 about 7 p.m. on Sunday.

The male victim is believed to be a resident of the above address.  His identity and cause of death are pending autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Williams and Officer M. Khan reported:

The victim's head and one arm were discovered in a trash bag behind cinderblocks that support the resident at 609 Schweikhardt.  A chainsaw was also discovered with the trash bag.  The remainder of a body, with a partially severed arm, was found nearby in the backyard of an adjacent property at 4611 Coker.  There were no other obvious injuries to the victim.  A male has been taken into custody for questioning and has not been charged at this time.

The investigation is continuing.

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.




Hitchcock Police Chief


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