A decomposing body was found in a field in southeast Houston on Friday, according to police.

Houston police said officers responded to a person down call in the 4600 block of Branch Street near Cullen Boulevard at 10:30 a.m.

Construction workers clearing the lot in a wooded area found the man’s body with his ankles bound, and called police.

News helicopters flew over the scene, where police were seen investigating a vehicle parked behind some trees in the middle of the field. At this time, there are no known witnesses.

The police investigation is ongoing. An autopsy will be performed to determine how the man died.

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

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