Body of Teen found in Keith Wiess Park

Houston Police are investigating the shooting death of a 18 year old boy, whose body was discovered Saturday night in Keith-Wiess Park.

The body was tentatively identified as Martin Ortiz, Jr. His body was found near the playground in the west end of the park, near Aldine Westfield Road.

There are no known witnesses, and the reason for Ortiz to be in the park is unknown at this time.

If you have any information, please contact the HPD Homocide Division, 713-308-3600 or leave an anonymous tip at 713-222-TIPS.

This is the second teen fatality in the park within the last eight months.

On December 1, 2013 the body of 19 year old Luis Lara, was discovered off a foot path in the northeast corner of the park. Lara was a 2012 graduate of MacArthur high school, but a motive and killer were not determined at the time.