HOUSTON Houston police are investigating the death of a man found Monday behind a dumpster in a southwest Houston convenience store parking lot.

Investigators said a witness found his acquaintance dead at about 8:30 a.m. in the 12400 block of South Gessner.

The witness told police that the man had been living behind the dumpster for the past several weeks and he was usually at the store in the mornings, but had not been seen that day.

The victim suffered cuts and abrasion on both hands and near his right eye, but had no other visible signs of trauma, police said.

His identity has not been released.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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