This morning just before 11 AM the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a fisherman who said that he just found a dead person floating face down in the lake. The Sheriff’s Office and Pct 1 Constables were dispatched and met with the fisherman near the lighthouse at the end of FM 830.
The body of a white male who is estimated to be between 50 and 60 years old was removed from the water. An immediate cause of death could not be determined.
The identity of the victim has not yet been determined and a search for missing and / or overdue boaters is underway.
Assisted by the Texas Rangers and the Pct. 1 Constable’s Office, the Major Crimes Section of the Sheriff’s Office is following up on all leads to determine the identity of the victim and the circumstances of the death.
Justice of the Peace Lanny Moriarty has ordered an autopsy and the body is being taken to the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Major Crimes Unit can be reached at 936-760-5876 for anyone who may have information about this investigation.