At approximately 10:30 am today (Sunday) a fisherman hunting for a place to fish along a tributary that leads into the Trinity River near Private Road 442 in south Liberty County found the body of a white male lying on the bank of a wooded area near this small body of water and behind a private residence. This area was beyond the search perimeter covered by Texas EquuSearch on their search of Friday, January 15th in an attempt to find 22-year-old Nathan Heathco who had been reported missing since his car crash on Hwy. 1409 earlier in the week. Liberty County Sheriff’s Lead Investigators Lucy Castro and David Meyers said that a positive identification and cause of death cannot be determined until an autopsy has been completed. Justice of the Peace Larry Wilburn of
PCT. 4 conducted the inquest and ordered the autopsy. The investigation in on-going and awaiting the result of the autopsy report.