DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-NEWS BRIEF (100217)-BODY FOUND IN WEST ECTOR COUNTY

ODESSA, TEXAS/WEST ECTOR COUNTY/OCTOBER 2, 2017 – THE ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING A BODY FOUND IN WEST ECTOR COUNTY.

AT APPROXIMATELY 8:50AM, MONDAY MORNING, THE ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A CALL REGARDING A DECEASED PERSON ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD BETWEEN AVENUE L AND 8TH STREET NEAR THE NORTH SERVICE ROAD OF 1-20.

THE DECEASED PERSON IS DESCRIBED AS A HISPANIC MALE, APPROXIMATELY 5’6”, BETWEEN THE AGE OF 30 AND 40 YEARS; MEDIUM BUILD, ABOUT 150 TO 160 POUNDS.

A RESIDENT OF THE AREA SAID THAT A PERSON MATCHING THE DISCRIPTION OF THE DECEASED HISPANIC MALE WAS SEEN FROM TIME IN – THE – VICINITY – OF “AVENUE L”.

(JOE REYES, WEST ODESSA/WEST ECTOR COUNTY-RESIDENT)

“KIDS PLAY OUT HERE ALL THE TIME. THERE WAS TIMES, THEY’D OVER THERE ACROSS THE STREET IN THE EMPTY LOT, AND HE’D BE THROWING ROCKS. THE KIDS, HE HIT ME IN THE HEAD, SO WE STARTED SCOLDING ONE OF THE KIDS, AND A ROCK LANDED RIGHT NEXT TO ME, SO I TURNED AROUND, AND THE GENTLEMAN STANDING OVER THERE. I SAID, HEY, WHAT’S YOUR PROBLEM, YOU KNOW, HE DIDN’T TALK TO US OR NOTHIN, AND HE’D JUST STARE AT US, AND I STARTED WALKING ACROSS THE STREET, HE TOOK OFF RUNNING TOWARDS THE PUMPJACK.’’

  1. REYES ALSO MENTIONED THAT THE HOMELESS SET-UP TENTS DEEP IN THE MESQUITE PASTURE WEST OF “AVENUE L” AND 8TH STREET IN WEST ODESSA.

(JOE REYES, WEST ODESSA/WEST ECTOR COUNTY-RESIDENT)

“HOPEFULLY IT WASN’T HIM, BUT, YOU KNOW LIKE I SAID, THERE’S A LOT OF HOMELESS PEOPLE THAT DO STAY BACK THERE, YOU KNOW, MY HEART GOES OUT TO WHOEVER IT WAS.”

THE HISPANIC MALE MAY HAVE ME DECEASED BETWEEN 24 AND 48 HOURS. THE BODY WILL BE SENT TO TARRANT COUNTY FOR AN AUTOPSY.

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera