Woman’s body found in box at Houston apartment complex
HOUSTON (KPRC) - A man has been detained after a woman’s body was found inside a box in Houston, according to authorities.
Police say a maintenance man reported a suspicious box with a bad odor at 11:58 a.m. Sunday outside an apartment complex in southwest Houston. Firefighters arriving on scene found a woman’s body in the box.
It is unclear how the woman, whom police believe to be 35 years old, died. Her identity has not been released.
Detectives say surveillance video captured a person carrying a U-Haul box on a dolly, dropping it and then walking away.
A man was detained and could face charges relating to the case, including abuse of a corpse. Police are still determining whether he was the person seen in the video.
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