The death of a man in San Patricio County earlier this week has been ruled a homicide.
According to the San Patricio County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Alfredo Vasquez was found deceased on County Road 2044. His death has been ruled a homicide by a gunshot wound by the medical examiner’s office.
Body found near Portland, authorities investigating
According to the sheriff’s office, pipeline workers found the body floating in a small creek around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday just outside Portland.
Vasquez was shot once.
The sheriff’s office believes that Vasquez was killed somewhere else and then his body was dumped.
Investigators said If anyone has information about Vasquez’s death, please contact their office at (361) 364-9600.