in the Alfred Wright investigation have emerged. The preliminary autopsy report
for Alfred Wright was released today and does not reveal how the Jasper man died.
Last week, Wright's body was found about 25 yards from his disappearance site in Hemphill.
Private Investigator Chuck Foreman, who was hired by the Wright family, says he
believes details are pointing toward foul play in his death.
just not adding up and I would like to see a full criminal investigation,"
Foreman said. "He's in his boxers. He's
got a sock on and there's pocket change found by the searcher next to him. That's
one indicator right there. How does a guy in boxer shorts with one sock on with
a cell phone this big still in a sock still have pocket change with no clothes?"
have since taken over the case. In the autopsy report sent to KTRE by Sabine
County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace James Brasher, Wright's body had shallow
puncture wounds, but no evidence of severe trauma.
preliminary cause of death is pending further studies, including a pending
November 25, Foreman told KTRE news that an investigation showed Wright may
have been using a substance known as bath salts for an energy boost.
documents confirmed Foreman's suspicion, as a report
filed with the Sabine County Sheriff's office indicates Wright's wife told
deputies Wright may have been using an unknown substance causing him to be
was a petition for a warrant for Wright's arrest, as he had violated his bond conditions.
scheduled for a federal trial in Tennessee on a bank embezzlement charge.
on Thursday, November 7. Earlier that evening, his car overheated and broke
down at the CL&M Liquor store on Highway 87, which is about 4 miles south
of Hemphill, according to Sabine County Sheriff Tom Maddox. Store Clerk J.R.
said she was outside smoking a cigarette when she watched Wright get out of his
truck, put his cell phone in his pocket, and run towards the paved road
heading towards town.
November 10 authorities discovered several items belonging to Wright including
his scrub shirt, his pants, keys and his wallet.