Police investigate suspicious death

The Levelland Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after a body was located in the area of 13th Street and West Avenue, Wednesday.

Police Chief Albert Garcia said police were dispatched to the area around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a body. When they arrived, they located the body in a field near the area that was in a decomposed state. The body was transported to Lubbock for an autopsy, which was scheduled for Thursday morning.

Garcia said the department is withholding the identification of the body until family members can be notified.

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