POLICE NEED YOUR HELP FINDING THE PERSON WHO SET A WOMAN ON FIRE!

Woman was found here in 1600 Westheimer Parkway

Houston police are awaiting autopsy results of a woman found deceased after a fire was extinguished at 16000 Westheimer Parkway about 1:10 a.m. today (July 6).

The unidentified female victim, believed to be in her late teens or early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her identity and cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Meeler and Officer J. French reported:

Two individuals were driving by George Bush Park at the above location and saw fire on the side of the road.  They pulled over to call HFD and found the victim’s body on fire.  HPD and HFD responded to the scene and the fire was extinguished.

The victim is described only as a black female.  She was wearing dark blue jeans, black Skechers athletic shoes and possibly a white shirt.  She was also wearing a black leather belt with floral cut-out designs and silver studs.

Anyone with information in this case or on the identity of the deceased female is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.