POSTED: Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:47am
UPDATED: Monday, May 19, 2014 - 2:14pm
Paris, Texas (KETK) — The Paris Police Department is awaiting the results of an autopsy after a man was found dead near a railroad track in the northwest part of the city.
According to a police spokesperson, the body was found around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The man was approximately 20 feet down an embankment in a thick row of trees and underbrush.
Police said the man, who was identified by family members as Russell Gage Kennedy, 18, was found by a passerby near 10th Street NorthWest and W. Center.
The body, which was not visibly injured, was sent for autopsy. The investigation is ongoing.