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UPDATE: Gruesome discovery along I-20 near Marshall, TX

MARSHALL, TX (KLTV/KTRE) - Marshall police are investigating a dead body in a ditch on I-20 at Hwy 59.

According to Marshall Police Department's Public Information Officer, Sonya Johnson, the Marshall Police Department received a 911 call at 7:00 Tuesday morning, about a body along Hwy 59 and I-20.

The body is that of a white male in his mid 30's with no ID. There was a lot of blood at the scene, but no cause of death has been determined. Authorities are treating it as a homicide at this point.

This is a high transient area and is the second time in the last 10 years that a body has been found at this location and the last time it turned out to be a homicide.

Check back here at KTRE.com for updates when more information is available.

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