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HOUSTON – Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a male found floating in Buffalo Bayou Wednesday, Houston police said.

The discovery was made at about 10 a.m. at 901 Commerce Street near Main Street.

Police said a clean-up crew first spotted a suspicious object covered in plastic and sheets floating in the middle of Buffalo Bayou, then determined that it was a body and called 911.

Houston police officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and recovered the body.

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

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