Missing Houston man found dead inside vehicle in Walker County

Henry Schelsteder (Photo courtesy of Texas EquuSearch)

A missing 69-year-old man from Houston was found dead inside a vehicle in Walker County on Sunday afternoon, DPS officials said. 

According to Texas DPS, they received a call from a Sergeant in Huntsville, which is located in Walker County, about locating Henry Schelsteder.

BACKGROUND: Texas EquuSearch looking for missing Houston driver en route to Dallas for delivery

We're told Schelsteder was found by Texas Equusearch in a vehicle in the northbound lanes of IH-45 at milepost 128. 

DPS said it appears Schelsteder may have suffered a medical episode, which caused a crash. 


Officials said Schelsteder was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash.