Body Found Texas City – Police asking for tips after woman’s body found near road in Texas City

The Texas City Police Department said an officer was flagged down at about 7 a.m. by a motorist who claimed a woman was lying by the roadway in the 400 block of North Willow. The officer drove to the location and found the woman with no signs of life.

The woman was found in a ditch in the 400 block beside North Willow Street near Fifth Avenue North. Her cause of death is unknown at this time.

The police department’s criminal investigation division is treating the death as a homicide and asking for the public’s help identifying the woman.

Deputies have placed traffic barriers around the area where the body was found.

The woman was identified as 27-year-old Karli Hope, of Texas City.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or charges connected to the woman’s death.

Police asked people with information to call Mainland Communities Crime Stoppers at 409-945-8477 or Texas City Police Department investigators at 409-655-8961.

The Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office didn’t immediately have information about the death.

 

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