, Port Arthur, Texas

April 7, 2014

Dead male found nude, wrapped in sheet in car

Mary Meaux
The Port Arthur News

— The investigation continues into the discovery of a nude male found wrapped in a sheet in a vehicle in a rural area of the county on Saturday.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received the call of an unknown medical call on South China Road, east of FM 365 at about 10:29 a.m. April 5. Emergency personnel realized the individual was deceased and the investigation was turned over to deputies, according to a press release from Deputy Rod Carroll.

The deceased is an adult white male, who was nude, and located in the rear seat of a tan Volkswagen Jetta. He was wrapped in a sheet.

“We do not have an ID at this time and are waiting on autopsy results,” Carroll said.

Justice of the Peace Ray Chesson pronounced the individual deceased and ordered an autopsy.