Body Found in Heart of Downtown Tourist Area

Some summer tourists say saw a sight they didn't need to see Sunday night, the body of a man sprawled on the sidewalk near the Convention Center, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Several people called police about the body, which was in the 1000 block of East Commerce Street near Tower of the Americas Blvd.

EMS rushed to the scene and did their best, but the man was pronounced dead on the sidewalk.

No word yet on the cause of the man's death.  Onlookers said he may have been homeless.

Ironically, a statewide police Crime Scene Investigtion convention begins today at the Convention Center.

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