Body found under bridge in Lamar County

LAMAR COUNTY - DPS, Texas Rangers and Lamar County sheriff's investigators are investigating after a body was discovered under a bridge this morning.

Around 10 am the sheriffs office received a call from Texas Department of Transportation stating that workers were preparing to resurface Farm Road 2122, when they came across a body.

Deputies found the body against one of the bridge's pillars, laying face down.

"Officers arrived, there is a body and we're out here now working a crime scene on it. " said Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass.

They say the body will be transferred to the medical examiner's office in Dallas for an autopsy.

Sheriff Scott Cass says there are no reports of missing people in Lamar County, but he's checking with surrounding counties.


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