Henderson County deputies investigating suspicious death

Henderson County deputies investigating suspicious death
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HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Update: A body found on County Road 4307 in Henderson County is being identified as that of a 57-year-old white man, according to Sheriff Botie Hillhouse.

The man’s name has not been released.

The death is being investigated as suspicious. Hillhouse tells us there is no apparent gunshot wound and that the body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy.

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Henderson County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found on County Road 4307 near Larue Wednesday.

Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said they are at the scene trying to piece together what may have happened. He added that there is not a lot of information at this time.

Hillhouse said a friend of the deceased person made the call to law enforcement at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

An autopsy has been ordered in the case. The individual’s body is being taken to Dallas, where the autopsy will be performed.

KLTV News has a reporter at the scene. We’ll add to this story as we get more information.

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