UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A body found Monday evening a few blocks north of Longview has been identified as 40-year-old Donald Merrills of Longview.
Gregg County Sheriff's office reports just after 6:00 PM on July 28th, 2014 deputies responded to a death investigation call in the area of Janet Kay and Rebecca Circle.
Merrills was found dead outside a residence on Rebecca Circle near his home.
Merrills is known to have mental issues and was wearing multiple layers of clothing and a fleece lined coat.
Foul play is not suspected, but an autopsy was ordered by Judge B.H. Jameson to determine the cause of death.