Investigation into Woman’s Death at 7600 Beechnut

Houston police are investigating the death of a woman at 7600 Beechnut about 1 p.m. Saturday.

The victim, Laureka Donnell, 21, of Houston, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined Donnell’s cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head.

“Ms. Donnell was transported by HFD paramedics to the hospital where she later died. According to doctors, Donnell suffered a possible medical episode and trauma to her right eye.

At this time, there are no known witnesses nor suspects,” HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer B. Evans reported.

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