Dead body found next to pickup at Lufkin parking lot

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police detectives are investigating a death after a man was found dead near a pickup at a residential parking lot on Kurth Drive Wednesday night.

According to police spokesman JB Smith, officers responded to a call at 11:57 p.m. on Kurth Drive. The officers found a man next to a GMC pickup. The officers also saw a vehicle jack, in its extended position, next to the pickup.

Smith said the cause and manner of death have not been determined. Police have figured out the identity of the man, but are withholding it, pending notification of next-of-kin.

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