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Lubbock man found dead in Gaines County pasture

(Source: Gray News)
(Source: Gray News)
Updated: Jan. 3, 2019 at 10:37 AM CST
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GAINES COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - The Gaines County Sheriff’s Office has identified 30-year-old Manuel Morales Martinez Jr. of Lubbock as the man who was found dead in a pasture at the intersection of County Roads 218 and 225 in Gaines County.

Gaines County officials were called to the scene just before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to The Seminole Sentinel. Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene and an autopsy was ordered.

Preliminary autopsy results have not been released yet because the investigation into his death is still ongoing. However, as of now officials do not believe foul play is to blame for Martinez’s death.

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