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Wilson County News
March 3, 2015, 6:06pm
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An investigation is under way to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of 53-year old Valde Soto Jr. of Stockdale. Family members found his body March 2 in the Alum Creek off S.H. 123 north of the city, said Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Thomas Silvas had found Soto’s vehicle abandoned earlier in the evening and the vehicle was towed. When Silvas returned to the sheriff’s office in Floresville to complete his report, Soto’s sister contacted officials to report that she had not seen Soto since Feb. 28. Family members called back at 8:47 p.m. to report that they searched the area near where Soto’s vehicle had been parked and that they found his body in the creek.

Tackitt said preliminary indications lead the case’s Investigator Gary Lauglin Jr. to believe that there are no signs of foul play. However, an autopsy is scheduled for March 4.
 

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Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
March 9, 2015 4:59am
 
No Nonsense.... Perhaps you can enlighten me as to the difference between a public employee and a public servant. Although limited to a particular section of the law, it might be wise for you to read the earlier post of... More ›

 
No Nonsense  
USA  
March 8, 2015 11:06pm
 
Black Ghost, Only those with an extreme ego would post a comment like you posted. Take the term "public servant" and turn it around to 'public employee' tells me a lot about your character. Would you, or anyone,... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
March 8, 2015 6:14pm
 
No Nonsense ... @ all public servants will always be beneath the people they serve........ You really do have a distorted view of your fellow man. Only those with a lack of self esteem would seek a position of superiority... More ›

 
No Nonsense  
USA  
March 6, 2015 11:00pm
 
And one other thing, Black Ghost; it's not about if the outcome would have changed. It's about dignity; if you had someone missing and found out that a deputy had a vehicle towed, then went back AT NIGHT and found your love... More ›

 
No Nonsense  
USA  
March 6, 2015 10:54pm
 
Black Ghost, are you a "servant?" You see, "servants" serve; in this case the tax payer. They "serve" like a waiter serves a glass of tea. If I am the one paying, the "servant"... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
March 6, 2015 1:14pm
 
Some people use the Texas Penal Code, some use Webster. The term servant indicates the presence of a master. Not for me and I don't need the state of Texas to define words for me. :-) State definition of words only apply... More ›

 
Facts only please  
TX  
March 6, 2015 12:50pm
 
As stated in the Texas Penal Code Chapter 1: (41) "Public servant" means a person elected, selected, appointed, employed, or otherwise designated as one of the following, even if he has not yet qualified for office... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
March 6, 2015 6:06am
 
The use of the term 'servant' indicates disdain toward public employees and certainly affects the credibility of comments about their actions. Vehicles are abandoned for a variety of reasons and reasonable persons would... More ›

 
No Nonsense  
USA  
March 5, 2015 9:39pm
 
Some will always try and justify the shortfalls of servants who are paid by the tax payer. I guess they will accept the same situation if it happened to them as an "honest mistake." We know they won't. I would... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
March 5, 2015 9:26am
 
Some are always looking for a chance to criticize the actions of others. I suppose that for every abandoned vehicle, they want law enforcement to initiate a ground search of the surrounding area. Of course, then they could... More ›

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