Athens Review, Athens, Texas

June 8, 2010

Man found hanging in apparent suicide

From Staff Reports
The Athens Review

Athens — A man was found hanging Monday afternoon near Athens, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office reports said. HCSO reports said the death was an apparent suicide.

Dispatch received a call at 1:54 p.m. reporting the discovery of the 27-year-old’s body.

Sheriff Ray Nutt, Maj. Botie Hillhouse, Investigators Bryan Wayne Tower and David Faught and Deputy Billy Jack Valentine were dispatched to the location near County Road 3913. The investigation was assigned to Caresa Ballard.

Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Henry Ashford was dispatched to the scene to determine the cause and manner of death.