Port Arthur Police find man hanging from tree; investigating possible suicide

Published 12:31 am Friday, June 18, 2021

At approximately 6:34 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Port Arthur Police Department responded to 3937 6th St. in reference to a reported suicide.

Police officer George Clark said a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years of age, was found at the home hanging from a tree branch at the rear of the location.

Port Arthur Fire Department and Acadian EMS responded to the scene, where they pronounced the male deceased, Clark said.

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The identity of the man is not being released at this time.

The Port Arthur Criminal Investigation Division is investigating.