HPD: Body found in truck believed to be woman reported missing

HPD: Body found  in truck believed to be woman reported missing

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According to homicide investigators with the Houston Police Department, the discovery was made around 1 a.m. on Pine Street a couple blocks east of Bissonnet Street.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 15, 2013 at 9:34 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 15 at 1:10 PM

Body found in truck

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HOUSTON -– Police were called to southwest Houston early Friday after a woman’s body was found in a pickup truck.

According to homicide investigators with the Houston Police Department, the discovery was made around 1 a.m. on Pine Street a couple blocks east of Bissonnet Street.

Police said a man was walking when he smelled an odor and found what he thought was a bullet hole in a pickup truck. He looked inside the truck and found the body.

Police said it looked like the body had been there for several days. The medical examiner’s office will perform an autopsy to determine an exact cause of death.

HPD said the pickup may be tied to a missing person case.

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