Body Found in Dallas Creek Identified: Medical Examiner

The Dallas County Medical Examiner has identified a body found in a Dallas creek on May 16.

The body was identified Sunday as Abel Ortega.

The body was discovered at about noon on May 16 near the 3900 block of Lawnview Avenue.

Several police officers and Dallas Fire-Rescue crews were at the scene.

No other information about Ortega's death has been released.

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