Rusk county teen found dead

By Morgan Chesky - bio | email

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Rusk county authorities responded Saturday morning to property located off county road 364, south of Henderson.

That's where they found 19 year old Jeremy Raner dead near his family's home.

At Henderson First Baptist Church, the Raner family's pastor, Greg Johnson reacted to hearing of Jeremy's death.

"It's a shock, anytime you lose somebody like Jeremy it's always a real shock to the family," Johnson says, "the family feels the same way as they pray for them that's all we can do at this point as we wait and see how all of this turns out."

An investigation into Raner's death is underway. Pastor Johnson says just two weeks ago, Jeremy spoke at a local church camp, sharing his testimony.

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