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UPDATE: Authorities identify body found in Upshur County

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UPDATE (5/27) – Officials with the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office have identified the body of a man found off Crabapple Rd. in Upshur County on May 23.

Robert David Rodriguez, 56, had no known place of residence and officials have been unable to locate any next of kin.

Initial autopsy results indicate no evidence of assault against Rodriguez, but did indicate a serious health issue. Toxicology results will be provided at a later date.

The death is considered active until all test results are recieved and reviewed by investigators.

Anyone with information regarding Rodriguez is asked to contact the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office.


UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a dead body found off of Crabapple Rd. approximately a mile from FM 1404 in Upshur County.

A passerby saw the body and contacted UCSO just before noon Saturday.

The body appears to be that of a white male with long hair and a beard. The body was fully clothed.

Upshur County Sheriff’s Office currently has no missing persons cases that would fit the description and recent timeframe appearance of the death.

An autopsy has been ordered.

Anyone having information regarding this case is asked to contact the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office at 903-843-2541.

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