A man’s badly decomposing body was found in the water while police officers continue to search for clues to identify his remains.
A construction worker made the startling discovery after arriving for work at Clear Creek Bayou in Houston, Texas, on June 22.
Police said the man appeared to be wearing a polo shirt and hospital gown, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Cops said it appeared the body was in “late stages of decomposition.”
The man has not been identified and it is not known how long he was in the water before he was found.
Officials continue to look for clues as they attempt to identify the remains.
Police recovered the body from the water and it was taken to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Scientists for an autopsy.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information should contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide at (713) 274-9100.
It comes after officers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, found the remains of a man in the driver’s seat of a blue Mitsubishi Mirage on June 20.
He was identified as Samuel Moore Jr., 48, and police officers said his body was in “later stages of decomposition,” reports NewsChannel9.
Homicide investigators said the scene at an intersection was “suspicious” before the remains were identified.
CCTV footage from the area showed two men were in the car when it pulled into a driveway on June 16.
A man later identified as Michael Orr was seen exiting the passenger side of the car.
Footage showed that Moore never left the car after Orr left.
Officials opened a murder investigation after an autopsy.
Orr has now been charged with criminal manslaughter, Chattanooga police confirmed.
And Oregon police officers revealed Don Askey’s badly decomposed body was found in a field – years after he was reported missing.
His body was recovered on June 7 after police responded to a report of suspicious circumstances.
The 52-year-old has been missing since 2015.
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