Police search for family of man found dead in Buffalo Bayou

HOUSTON – Houston police are searching for family members of a man who was found floating in Buffalo Bayou Sunday.

A woman and her family make the discovery at about 1:30 p.m. as they were riding bikes in the 808 block of North York.

She notified the Houston Police Department. The department's dive team unit recovered the body and found the man had a black Kyocera flip phone in his possession, as well as a Mexican peso in his pocket.

The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man as Guillermo Legoreta, 43, of Mexico. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences conducted an autopsy and determined Legoreta suffered no apparent injuries.

Houston police said it has not been determined whether foul play was involved.

Anyone with information in this case or on any of Legoreta's family members is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.


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