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Officials: Man found dead in truck died of gunshot wound

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Alfonzia Garland (Source: Rusk County Crimestoppers) Alfonzia Garland (Source: Rusk County Crimestoppers)
Garland's body was found in a truck on CR 4107 in Rusk County. Garland's body was found in a truck on CR 4107 in Rusk County.
RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Rusk County authorities have now determined that a Henderson man found dead in his truck Tuesday evening died of a gunshot wound.

On Thursday, Sergeant David Roberts with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 64-year-old Alfonzia Garland died of a gunshot wound to an unknown area of his body.

After preliminary autopsy results were returned Wednesday, officials announced that Garland's death is being investigated as a homicide. The full autopsy results have not yet been returned.

While the Rusk County Sheriff's Office has not released any information regarding possible suspects in the case, a reward of $2,000 is being offered for any information leading to suspect identification or arrest. Tips can be submitted to the Rusk County Sheriff's Office at 903-657-3581 and to Rusk County Crime Stoppers at 903-655-8477.

Garland's body was found slumped over the steering wheel of a truck off of Highway 64 in Rusk County Tuesday evening. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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