HPD: Smuggled Teen Found Dead At Park
Brother Finds Teen's Body In Pickup Truck

POSTED: Friday, May 15, 2009
UPDATED: 9:55 am CDT May 15, 2009

HOUSTON -- A 14-year-old was found dead at a southwest Houston park on Thursday, KPRC Local 2 reported.

Houston police said the teen had recently been smuggled into the country from Guatemala about 23 days ago.

The teen's brother told police he got a call from a woman who told him that the teen was at Arthur Storey Park on the Sam Houston Parkway near Bellaire Boulevard and was severely dehydrated.

Detectives said relatives found the teen's body in the cab of a pickup truck.

The Harris County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause of the teen's death. His name was not released.