UPDATE 09/25/2019 DEATH INVESTIGATION
The deceased has been identified as 62 year old Gloria Griffin of Beaumont. The investigation into her death continues.
PRESS RELEASE DATED 09/24/2019
This afternoon, 09/24/2019, just after 1:00 p.m., Deputies responded to the LNVA Canal on Moore Road near Old Sour Lake Road in reference to a body floating in the canal. A motorist had made the 911 call.
ESD1 and members of the Nacogdoches, Texas Fire Department who are assisting in the recovery of TS Imelda arrived and were able to recover the body of a female from the canal.
Judge Chesson pronounced the body deceased and ordered an autopsy. Her body was transported the Jefferson County Morgue.
The female has been identified and Detectives are working on notifying next of kin. The investigation continues and the name of the deceased will be released after family has been notified. This death is not storm related.
9/25/2019 11:37 AM
Crystal Holmes, PIO