The Police NewsParis, TX
Police Probe Discovery Of Dead Man Discovered In Yard
April 16, 2019
This morning around 10:50, the Paris police department
received a call regarding a deceased person being found.
A person mowing a yard
in the 500 block of NE 42nd saw a body lying on the ground in a
small grove of trees on the property.
Officers arrived and found the
remains of a person. The body appeared to have been deceased for some time and
is believed to be that of a male.
Justice of the Peace Gene Hobbs pronounced
the deceased at 12:16 PM and ordered an autopsy.
We do have a tentative
identification on the person but will wait for the medical examiner’s office to
Detectives have made contact with who we believe is a family member of the deceased.
From preliminary investigation at the scene, we do not feel the residents in the area should have concerns for their safety.
Chief of Police
Paris Police Department