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.
Now the Wood County Sheriff's Department has said that Murphrey died of a heroin overdose. The cause of death is listed as accidental.
Cathryn Khalil, reporting. email@example.com.