ID pending on body in blanket, dumped near Houston

Houston Skyline (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Houston Skyline (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators are trying to identify a body found wrapped in a blanket and dumped in some woods near Houston.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says a man walking along a bayou Monday afternoon noticed an odor and found the body.

An autopsy has been ordered.

Messages left Tuesday with the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences weren’t immediately returned.

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