Police Offer Description of Body Found Near Prairie View

By: Meredith Stancik Email
By: Meredith Stancik Email

Police in Waller County are offering a description of the woman who's body was found early Sunday morning near Prairie View.

Police say evidence was collected Monday during an autopsy performed at the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

According to the Prairie View Police Department, the body is that of a white female, between 30 and 50 years old.

Police say the woman was about 5'3'' to 5'6'', with dark colored hair. She had a piercing on her right ear and two piercings on the left ear.

Police also say the woman had a visible surgical scar on the front and side of her right knee.

Police say there were no signs of skin discolorations or birthmarks on her body. Nor were there any tattoos.

Dental information is pending completion of a forensic dentist's examination. A composite drawing by a forensic artist is also pending.

Police say the body was found by a passerby just off U.S. 290 near Prairie View in a rural area. Investigators believe the woman's nude body was dumped in the predawn hours Sunday morning.

The cause of death is still unknown.

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