The Texas Rangers released further information on a deceased body found southwest of Morton on Monday. A passer-by reported the body to authorities on Monday approximately three miles southwest of Morton.
The Texas Rangers said that the preliminary autopsy report was completed this week in Lubbock. The Medical Examiners report indicate the body identified as Ricky Mendoza, 39 of Morton. Evidence found at the scene indicate that the body has been there for several weeks according to local authorities.
No foul play is suspected in the death.
The investigations continues with the Texas Rangers and the Cochran County Sheriff’s Office.