Shelby Co. authorities investigate body found in house

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Shelby County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a death at a residence on CR 4314.

According to Sheriff Newton Johnson, the department received a 911 call at 8:20 a.m. that a body of a female had been found in the house, which is in the 1100 block.

The body has not been identified, though the department has identified Jose M. Barahona as a person of interest.

Barahona lives at the residence, but has not been located.

The body has been sent off for an autopsy.

Anyone with knowledge about Barahona or how to contact him is urged to call the sheriff's department at 936-598-5600.