Unidentified body found in pond in Vidor

Published 12:38 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2019

From staff reports

Vidor Police Department received a call a possible body floating in a private pond in the 19000 block of Interstate 10 near the intersection of Old Hwy 90 and the Interstate 10 eastbound service road at 7:26 a.m. Tuesday.

With the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orange County ESD #1, the body was recovered.

Due to the body being in the water for an extended amount of time, the Vidor Police Department is unable to identify the subject or cause of death.

An autopsy was ordered by Justice of the Peace Rodney Price.

Vidor Police Department is awaiting the Medical Examiner to make identification. The body is believed to be that of a white male adult.

Vidor Police Department is reviewing all missing persons reports in the area.