Body found in water near shoreline
Published 12:39 pm Friday, May 12, 2023
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a body was observed in the water in the 400 Block of Easy Street in Toledo Bend.
The notification came at 7:38 a.m. Monday, according to Sheriff Robert Burby.
Authorities said the victim has been identified as Jerry Lynn Reynolds, 54, and was a Toledo Bend resident.
“We are still waiting on the final autopsy report that will list the official cause of death,” a statement from the Sheriff’s Office read.
“We are conducting an active death investigation and additional information will be provided when it becomes available.”