PA man’s headless body found in Brazoria County

Published 1:18 pm Friday, May 13, 2016


ANGLETON — Brazoria County Sheriff’s officers are investigating the motive behind the grisly discovery of a headless Port Arthur man, whose body was found by a fisherman on May 3.

Captain Chris Kincheloe, with the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department, said the body of Jubal Alexander, 24, was discovered lying in the front seat of a Chevrolet pickup parked beneath the Austin Bayou Bridge on FM 2004 in Brazoria County.

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Kincheloe said though the department has conducted an exhaustive search using cadaver dogs and search boats in water and land surrounding the crime scene, the victim’s head has not yet been located.

Officials identified Alexander through fingerprints.

Alexander was working at one of the chemical plants in Brazoria County. He was a skilled worker and was living in his vehicle under the bridge where his body was found, Kincheloe said.

Alexander was last seen in the city of Angleton on April 27 in the morning hours.

Kincheloe said there are no suspects at this time, and no indication of a motive.

“We have absolutely no idea of the motive, but the mere fact that we have an unexplained homicide causes concern,” Kincheloe said.

The victim did not have a criminal history, Kincheloe said.

An autopsy is being performed at the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s office.

The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Officer is asking anyone with information about the crime to call 979-864-2392, Brazoria County Crime Stoppers at 979-864-2279 or local police officers.


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