Paris Police: Body found in yard

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PARIS, Tex. (KXII) - Police responded to a call Thursday morning after a person mowing a yard reported finding a body.

Chief Bob Hundley says the body was found in a grove of trees in the 500 block of NE 42nd St around 10:50 a.m. He says the body appeared to have been deceased for some time.

Police are waiting for the medical examiner's officer to confirm the identity of the body.

They say they do not feel there is any threat to public safety.