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UPDATE: Body found along ETX roadway identified

Keith Alexander Grant. Photo Source: Dallas County Jail. Keith Alexander Grant. Photo Source: Dallas County Jail.

UPDATE: The dead body of a man found along an East Texas roadway has been identified as 46-year-old Keith Alexander Grant from Mississippi. His nickname is "Red".

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Smith County deputies are investigating the discovery of a body along a county road.

A man made the discovery around 8a.m. Tuesday on County Road 353 southeast of Winona.

According to documents, the man found the victim's body wrapped in a shower curtain with his feet tied together, along the wood line off the roadway. He told authorities he possibly had a gunshot wound to the chest.

Officials said the body had not been there long and foul play is suspected.

There has been no positive identification on body. It has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy.

No arrests have been made.

Authorities need help in identifying the victim. They have described the man as wearing a blue zip-up fleece with blue jeans and wearing white and red shoes (possibly Prada brand).

The Smith County Sheriff's Office needs anyone who might have seen something in that area to call them with information.

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