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Investigators identify man's body discovered Thursday morning

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Posted at 5:56 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 19:14:39-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Investigators with the Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office have confirmed the identity of a man's body who was found Thursday morning.

A surveyor working on the new Harbor Bridge project near Crosstown and I-37 made the gruesome discovery after spotting a decomposed body.

Investigators say the man has been identified as 59-year-old Shannon Thompson.

According to investigators, there were no signs of foul play, and forensic examiners say his death appears to be natural causes.