The Factor has learned a man who was found dead and in a ditch at 2000 Quitman has been identified.

Family members say the man who was found Tuesday is 51 year old Craig Anthony Butler.

Family members say he was robbed and murdered by someone.

If you have any information on this case contact the Houston Police Department.

Craig is pictured here with his younger brother James Butler who provided this photo to the Factor.

Condolences to the Butler family.

Factor Death

James Butler (L) and his late big brother Craig Anthony Butler (R)

Original Report:
Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 2000 Quitman about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday (December 29).

The victim, in his 30s, had suffered apparent head trauma.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Officers E. Wohlgemuth and C. Sharp reported:

A train conductor saw the body of an unknown male lying in a ditch next to the railroad tracks and contacted police.  HPD patrol officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, there are no known witnesses nor suspects.

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