Death of ETX man found in ditch under investigation as homicide

Death of ETX man found in ditch under investigation as homicide
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POSTED: Friday, May 2, 2014 - 10:47am

UPDATED: Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:57am

The death of a man who was found in a Cherokee County ditch Tuesday evening is being investigated as homicide.

According to the Rusk Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Underwood around 8:40 p.m., on a call for help. When police arrived they found Xavier Lang, 22, lying in an eastbound ditch with arm and head injuries. He was pronounced dead around 7:40 p.m., Wednesday night by Smith County Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Meredith.

Lang's body has been sent to Dallas for autopsy and the results are expected to be back sometime this weekend.

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