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On Monday, September 19, 2016, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious incident near the intersection of FM 247 at Grivich Drive. Upon investigation the officers located the skeletal remains of an as yet unidentified person.
Detectives from HPD were called to the scene and, with the assistance of the Texas Rangers, began a more in-depth investigation. Investigators remained at the scene into the evening hours and returned today to continue the investigation. The incident is currently being investigated as a homicide and efforts are being made to identify the victim.
City of Huntsville Director of Public Safety Police Chief Kevin Lunsford is requesting the community’s assistance in this investigation.
“We ask that anyone who has information regarding this incident or is aware of a person missing come forward,” said Lunsford. We would appreciate any information that can help in identifying the victim or in the investigation of the homicide.”
For more information, please contact Lieutenant Curt Landrum at (936) 291-5466 or (936) 291-5480 or Walker County Crime Stoppers at 936-294-9494.