Texas boy found dead in washing machine hours after parents reported him missing

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A seven-year-old boy was found dead inside a washing machine at his home in Texas, hours after his parents reported him missing to the police on Thursday, 28 July.

Troy Khoeler was found in the top-load machine in the garage at the family’s home in Birnam Wood, Harris County.

The boy’s parents first told police that he was missing at 4am. He was found by police two hours later after a search of the neighbourhood and other areas.

Troy’s cause of death has not been established.

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