Longview police investigating dead man found next to vehicle as homicide

Published on Monday, 23 December 2013 10:15 - Written by

BY KENNETH DEAN,kdean@tylerpaper.com

A man found dead in a wounded area next to a vehicle this morning has Longview police investigating the death as a homicide.

Kristi Brian, the Longview Police Department's public information offier, said a man called police about 7:35 a.m. this morning in the 1100 block of Sabine Street. 

"I don't know how the man came about finding the victim, but he called police and we responded," she said.

Officer Brian said the investigation is in its early stages, but she said it is being investigated as a homicide at this time. 

"We don't have a lot of details at this time," she said. 

Anyone with information about the death is asked to contact the Longview Police Department at 903-237-1199 or the Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-7867.