Woman's body found in trunk of car in east Texas City: police

Texas City police are piecing together how a woman's body ended up in the trunk of a car parked in front of a house on the city's east side. 

Police identified the woman as 24-year-old Angela Leeann Mitchell. Her cause of death has not yet been determined.


According to the Texas City Police Department, officers responded to the 400 block of 4th Street North around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday after neighbors reported an odor coming from a car parked on the road at the curb.

The trunk of the white Honda sedan was opened, and a woman’s body was found inside.

The Texas City Criminal Investigations and Identifications Division were investigating at the scene.

The Galveston County Medical Examiner will determine how the woman died.


The Mainland Communities Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of UP TO $5,000 for information leading to the arrest or charges filed in this case. If you have any information and would like to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at (409) 945-TIPS (8477) or online at p3tips.com.

You can also contact the Texas City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 409-643-5720.