Woman’s body found in storage tote near Spring area church
Authorities are trying to identify a woman whose body was found in a large storage tote near a church in Montgomery County.
According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were informed of the storage container near a shed behind Iglesia Tabernaculo de Vida at around 2 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Westridge.
An autopsy gathered these details about the body:
- Appears to be a white female with dark or light brown hair;
- About 5’2″ in height;
- About 120 pounds;
- Has dentures on upper jaw;
- Wore a white bathrobe, a size small, blue Croft and Barrow shirt, and blue and white pants with a Samoan design and the words “Alofa” and “Samoa”;
- She had undergone hysterectomy, gall bladder removal surgery, gastric bypass surgery, and may have been a smoker.
The woman’s cause of death was not immediately disclosed, though homicide-violent crimes unit detectives were investigating the scene.
Deputies urge anyone with information on the woman to contact the sheriff’s office at 936-760-5800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-7867. Detectives ask to refer to case No. 19A393469.