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Man's body, hundreds in cash found inside cemetery in northeast Houston

Houston police responded Tuesday morning to the Golden Gate Cemetery where a partially-clothed man was found dead near a vehicle.

HOUSTON — Houston police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found partially unclothed in a local cemetery Tuesday morning, according to investigators.

Investigators said the victim, who is believed to be between 40 to 50 years old, had some injuries but the cause of the death is still unknown. There is evidence of some sort of altercation, police said.

He was reportedly found next to a vehicle, and officers found several hundred dollars around the crime scene.

They also said the victim's pants and shoes were missing but have since been found.

Workers who were there to prepare a grave found the victim.

Officers responded to the Golden Gate Cemetery in the 8400 block of Hirsch Road around 7:40 a.m.

At this time, police have no suspects or surveillance footage.

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

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