Body found in Upshur County being investigated as homicide
POSTED: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 10:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 10:14am
Longview, TX — Upshur County deputies Tuesday confirmed they are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found more than a week ago.
The body of Jack E. Pierce, 45, was found Aug. 26 by deputies who answered a check welfare call, said Sheriff’s Lt. Freddie Fitzgerald in a statement released Tuesday.
The body was found inside a residence in the southwest part of the county, Fitzgerald wrote.
“Deputies found things at the scene to be suspicious,” Fitzgerald wrote, adding the case is being investigated as a homicide.
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