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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 at 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 at 12:00pm
 
 
 
 
Crazy  
this area  
May 4 at 8:59pm
 
 
Perhaps you should not comment anymore? Move on to the next article.
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
May 4 at 3:40pm
 
 
Perhaps the city needs to mow grass more often?
 
 
Mike Bauer  
LV  
May 3 at 9:13pm
 
 
Holly keep watching CSI
 
 
Holly  
Floresville  
May 3 at 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 ... Read More Read More
 
 
Mary Parker  
Floresville  
May 3 at 5:37pm
 
 
Senior citizen how many times do you go walking in high grass off a main road?
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
May 3 at 4:44pm
 
 
How long has that body been there and no one discovered it????
 

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