American Press

Monday, November 30, 2015
Southwest Louisiana ,


Calcasieu Parish man identified as body in Texas river

Last Modified: Friday, June 28, 2013 10:31 AM

By Natalie Stewart / American Press

The body of a Calcasieu Parish man found last month in the Neches River in Texas has been identified, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Rod Carroll said in a news release Thursday that 34-year-old Jose Guadaloupe Perez Campos’ body was found in the river south of the IH-10 bridge on May 16 by a fisherman.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said Campos was reported missing May 12 by his employer. He lived on his employer’s property in Vinton when he was reported missing, she said.

Carroll said that, due to the condition of the body, it was not identifiable until a preliminary autopsy was completed. He said the cause of death is under investigation.


For more on this and other breaking stories, check back at or pick up your copy of the print edition of the American Press.

Comment on this article

captcha f6283230aff1484b892e844ad51a7a63

Copyright © 2015 American Press

Privacy Policies: American Press