A man who is yet to be identified was found dead in the 2500 block of Ella Boulevard, south of Interstate 610 North, Houston, Tx.
Police said he died in apparent suicide. The man’s body was found in the Shady Acres community at about 9:05 a.m. A viral video on social media showed the man hanging from a tree.
Police are investigating the incident. Further details were not available at the time of this publication.
A black man was found hanging from a tree in Houston today and some of you are still saying racism doesn’t exist anymore. Still acting like people are protesting for no reason. Still WILLINGLY turning a blind eye to everything going on bc it doesn’t affect you!!!!
— Natalie Sassaman (@NatalieSassaman) June 15, 2020
ANOTHER BLACK MAN WAS FOUND HANGING TODAY. This time, from a tree outside Houston. THIS. NEEDS. TO. BE. INVESTIGATED.
— Madison Stewart (@MaddieBStewart) June 15, 2020