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Body wrapped in sheet found dumped near Highway 288 in southwest Houston

Somebody hid the body in weeds near a wooded area off Airport Boulevard.

HOUSTON — Houston homicide detectives were called to the scene of a body found dumped near Highway 288 Monday morning.

The body was wrapped in a sheet and dumped in the 1700 block of Airport Blvd. in southwest Houston.

Somebody hid the man in high weeds near a wooded area along a new extension of Airport.

A person walking in the area saw it and called 911. 

Members of the Crime Scene Unit also showed up to help search for clues.

An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death.

Check back for more on this developing story.

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