ID pending on body in blanket, dumped near Houston

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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