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Floresville worker finds body off U.S. 181


Floresville worker finds body off U.S. 181
Officials conduct their investigation May 2 after a Floresville city worker found a body off U.S. 181 in Floresville. / WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR.


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Wilson County News
May 2, 2014, 4:00pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Police are releasing few details at this time about the discovery of a body off U.S. 181 here May 2.

A Floresville city worker was mowing the grass on the highway’s southbound shoulder near the SouthTrust Bank (formerly the First National Bank) when he saw the body in a drainage culvert. Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department confirmed the badly decomposed body is that of a male, age unknown.

As of 3:45 p.m., Wilson County Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Jim Burdette was on the scene and a Texas Ranger was en route.

The Wilson County News is following this story.
 

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Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
May 7, 2014 1:04pm
 
had the gentleman been reported missing at all ? did he live close to the area where he was found ?

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
May 7, 2014 12:00pm
 

 
Crazy  
this area  
May 4, 2014 8:59pm
 
Perhaps you should not comment anymore? Move on to the next article.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
May 4, 2014 3:40pm
 
Perhaps the city needs to mow grass more often?

 
Mike Bauer  
LV  
May 3, 2014 9:13pm
 
Holly keep watching CSI

 
Holly  
Floresville  
May 3, 2014 6:43pm
 
It just seems weird to me, if a body had been there for a day, even two, there would be buzzards, or one or two of the stray dogs that roam the area from time to time, nosing around the area. I know if there is a squirrel on ... More ›

 
Mary Parker  
Floresville  
May 3, 2014 5:37pm
 
Senior citizen how many times do you go walking in high grass off a main road?

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
May 3, 2014 4:44pm
 
How long has that body been there and no one discovered it????

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