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Jefferson Police: Missing man found dead | East Texas

Jefferson Police: Missing man found dead | East Texas

MARSHALL, Texas – A 41-year-old man who was reported missing last month has been found dead, Jefferson police announced Wednesday.

According to JPD, officers and an investigator from the Marion County District Attorney’s Office found the body of Donovan Byrd on Monday.

“The manner and circumstances of his death remain under investigation,” JPD said. “As the investigation is ongoing, no further information will be released at this time. We extend our deepest condolences to Mr. Byrd’s family and friends during this very difficult time.”

Police first asked for help in locating Byrd on June 24, saying he was last seen the previous Thursday.