Body Found in Wilmer Near RR Tracks

Victim identified as Rogelio Covarrubias

By Keaton Fox
|  Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012  |  Updated 3:50 PM CDT
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Wilmer police and detectives with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department are investigating a body found Tuesday morning.

Keaton Fox, NBC 5 News

Wilmer police and detectives with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department are investigating a body found Tuesday morning.

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Wilmer police and detectives with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department are investigating a body found Tuesday morning.

Detectives said the body of a man was found in a ditch by a passerby at about 7 a.m. The body, later identified as 38-year-old Rogelio Covarrubias, was found near the corner of Millers Ferry Road and Adams Road adjacent to railroad tracks.

The Dallas County medical examiner's office has revealed no further information about Covarrubias' death, though they did say an autopsy will be scheduled.

Wilmer is a small town off Interstate 45 in southern Dallas county.

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