Officials release deceased man's name

Published on Wednesday, 5 February 2014 23:09 - Written by Staff Reports

Rusk County officials released the name of a man who was found dead inside his car Tuesday evening.

Alfonzia Garland, 64, of Henderson, was found on County Road 4107. Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Darlene Childress pronounced him dead at the scene, according to a news release from the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office.

An autopsy was ordered, and Garland’s body was transported to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The cause of death is undetermined, and officials are waiting for the autopsy to determine the cause of death, according to the release.