A man found dead on a Galveston beach last week was identified Monday as an Oklahoma resident.
Barnes was found dead about 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25 under the Galveston
Island Historic Pleasure Pier, according to the Galveston County Medical
was identified by his tattoos and through missing persons reports from
Oklahoma, according to the medical examiner’s office. Barnes’ car also
was found not far from his body.
Barnes’ death was ruled a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.