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Authorities continue investigation of Chapman Ranch death

Chapman Ranch investigation
Posted at 5:56 PM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 20:26:53-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Authorities are investigating the death of man who was found out near Chapman Ranch.

Nueces County Sheriff J.C. Hooper says a worker was cutting grass last Wednesday at County Road 51 and County Road 6 when he discovered the body of 40-year old Jaydee Rodriguez.

Corpus Christi police say Rodriguez was reported missing on July 21.

The Nueces County Medical Examiner says Rodriguez died from a gunshot wound to the head.

The sheriff's office, the Texas Rangers and the Corpus Christi Police Department all are involved in the investigation.