Unidentified body found in Kilgore

Suspicious death investigation after body found in Kilgore.

The body of a deceased white male was found in a wooded area west of 2100 Commerce Street around 2:15 p.m. Monday afternoon, according to Kilgore police. 
 
When CBS 19 arrived, a 2008 red Dodge pickup was being towed away. Police confirmed the truck belonged to the man. 
 
There was no visible damage to the truck. 
 
A person on the scene told CBS 19 the body was found outside of the truck. 
 
Investigators believe the body has been at the location since Saturday. 
 
The body was located by family members of the deceased. They said the man has been missing since Friday after an argument. 
 
CBS 19 spoke to a Kilgore police officer who said the cause of death is unknown and under investigation. 
 
The body has been sent to Southeast Texas Forensic Center for an autopsy.
 

(© 2016 KYTX)


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