Bowie PD releases identity of deceased man found in wooded area

Body found in wooded area behind Bowie neighborhood

BOWIE,TX(RNN Texoma) - The Bowie Police Department released the name of the man found deceased on Wednesday morning.

In a post to the department's Facebook page on Thursday, officials state man was Zach Anderson, 38, of Bowie.

Officers were called out to the 400 block of East Pecan around 9:23 a.m. to investigate a "foul odor" in the area.

The body of a man was found lying in the drainage area behind that neighborhood. The body has been sent to the Southwest Institute for Forensic Science for an autopsy.

Authorities said the body was in a heavily wooded area behind Pecan and Elba Streets and not readily visible to police. No cause of death has been released at this time.

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