LPD investigating body found behind drugstore

Park benches behind pharmacy
Park benches behind pharmacy

By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Lufkin police are investigating the death of a 44 year-old man whose body was found Sunday morning behind the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy on Frank Street.

According to Corporal Trent Sobolewski with LPD, a child riding his bike saw the man laying near a park bench on the lot behind the pharmacy.  He went to tell his dad, who came back to the scene to check out the body.  The dad called police to report the situation at 9:18 am.

Sobolewski says the body is that of a 44 year-old, Hispanic man who looked like he had fallen backward while sitting at the bench.  He says there's no evidence of foul play, but an autopsy has been ordered to find cause of death.

The man's identity has not been released pending notification of kin.

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