Body Found at Lake J.B. Thomas in Scurry County

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SCURRY COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A body was found in Lake J.B. Thomas in Scurry County Wednesday morning.

Scurry County Sheriff Trey Wilson told KTAB and KRBC deputies were called to the lake to investigate an abandoned vehicle around 8:00 a.m., and after they arrived and searched the area, they found a man’s body in the lake. 

Sheriff Wilson is withholding the man’s identity pending notification of next of kin, but he did confirm the abandoned vehicle was registered to a person who was reported missing Thursday or Friday. Sheriff Wilson also confirmed the missing man is not from Scurry County. No additional details about the man were provided. 

The official cause of death has not been released. Sheriff Wilson says he does not believe foul play was involved. 

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