Man, 24, found dead in Port Arthur apartments, suspect in custody

Published 11:22 am Saturday, October 12, 2019

A 24-year-old man was found dead near the Pebble Creek Apartments, 4251 Jimmy Johnson Blvd., Saturday morning, authorities said

Port Arthur Police Chief Tim Duriso confirmed the man’s death, but was not immediately sure of the cause.

Police are working to gather more information, he said.

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A female is in custody in connection to the man’s death, Duriso said.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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