Investigation into man’s death at 1200 Smith


Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 1200 Smith about 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15.

The victim, Erik Kraynek, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Kraynek checked into the hotel at the above address by himself,” HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Klementich and T. Colbert reported. “A preliminary investigation determined Kraynek walked out to the 6th floor pool area and moments was found on the sidewalk directly below unresponsive and not breathing. Witnesses attempted to administer CPR. The victim had suffered apparent blunt force trauma. There were no signs of foul play.”

Anyone with informationinthis case isurged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.