According to Houston police, human remains were discovered in the backyard of a home in the 600 block of W. Clay near Stanford around 11 p.m. Monday.
When officials arrived, they were directed to the courtyard where the remains were found.
Investigators said one homeowner had been missing from his home since March, but because the body was so badly decomposed it was unclear if what was left was related to the disappearance.
“There were people who just moved into the house, so they weren’t here when the person went missing, so we took everyone out. As is customary for an investigation, we’re questioning people whether or not they’re doing it. how long they have lived here, however short, “HPD Sgt. Stephen Jimenez.
A medical examination will determine the cause of death.
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