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Vidor man found dead in Jasper motel

Budget Inn, Jasper Budget Inn, Jasper
JASPER, TX (KTRE) -

Jasper Police Department is investigating the death of a patron at the Budget Inn on 900 East Gibson Street.
Management at the Budget Inn told East Texas news that customer checked in Saturday night after dark.  When he failed to check out by 11 AM, they called Jasper Police to gain access to the room.
Officer Lawson Dry said when arrived at the inn, he found the door locked and chained from the inside.  He said  he used a flash light to look into the darkened room and  he could see the  body of man lying on his back dead.  Officer Dry upon gaining access into the room and inspection of the boy, he said the man had aspirated and full rigor mortis.
Authorities report they they found drugs and drug paraphernalia in the room.  Police have not released the name of the deceased.  
The victims is said to be a 26-year-old white male from Vidor, Texas.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the official cause of death.

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