Port Arthur Police locate dead body in water, working to notify next of kin

Published 11:57 am Friday, January 21, 2022

Port Arthur Police said they are working to notify next of kin after a dead body was discovered Friday morning in the water off the seawall by the Lamar State College Port Arthur campus.

Det. Sadie Guedry said police were alerted to a possible subject in the water at 10:15 a.m. Friday by a passerby.

Authorities recovered the body and confirmed the victim is a male.

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According to Guedry, it is too early to release a cause of death or rule out homicide as a determining factor.