UPDATED: Rangers identify body following death investigation in - FOX34 Lubbock
UPDATED: Rangers identify body following death investigation in Cochran County
LUBBOCK, Texas -
On Monday September 3, the Texas Rangers were called to assist the Cochran County Sheriff’s Office with a Questionable Death Investigation.
A passerby discovered a body of an adult male in a remote area, approximately 3 miles southwest of Morton, Texas. Due to the evidence at the scene, investigators believe the body had been in place for several weeks.
The deceased has been identified as Ricky Mendoza, 39, Hispanic male from Morton, Texas. Preliminary autopsy report shows no foul play as cause of death.