Body discovered near Gulf Freeway HOV lanes

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HOUSTON — Houston Police shut down the southbound HOV lanes of the Gulf Freeway near IH-610 Friday morning after a body was discovered in the area.

Officers say there doesn’t appear to be foul play, but the lanes will stay closed for the length of the investigation. There’s no word on exactly how long that will be.

The closure will affect several Metro bus routes, including  routes 76, 244, 246, 247, 249 and 297. To find alternative ways to work, click here.