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01/31/08 - Tyler

Hawkins Body Found In November Positively Identified

On November 19, 2007, the Wood County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of a body found in the woods north of Private Road 7850 in Hawkins. The body was sent to Southwest Forensics in Dallas for identification, and today, the Sheriff's Department says they've positively identified the body as Patrick Ross Murphrey, 50, from Tyler.

The cause of death has not yet been confirmed, but indicators at the scene led officers to believe it was a possible drug overdose.

Anyone having further information should call the Wood County Sheriff's Department at (903) 763-2201.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com.

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