The Port Arthur News
On Thursday, May 16, 2013, at approximately 8:15pm, the Jefferson County
Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a call from a fisherman on the
Neches River of a body south of the IH-10 Bridge. The Jefferson County
Sheriff's Office Marine Division was able to locate the body. The body was
recovered with the assistance of the Beaumont Fire Department Dive Team.
Due to the condition of the body, officials are unable to give race or sex until
the autopsy is completed. The body was transported to the Jefferson County
Morgue awaiting autopsy.