CCPD investigating man found dead in ditch on Greenwood; man identified

Corpus Christi police are investigating after a dead man was found in a drainage ditch near Greenwood Road and Saratoga Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.

Medical Examiners push the stretcher out of the ditch area on Thursday afternoon. 9/30/2021

Officers were dispatched to the 7800 block of Greenwood Road after a passerby discovered the body. The body was lying in a drainage ditch and according to the Nueces County Medical Examiners Office the body was identified as a male. One family member says his name was Demian De La Mora and was a recent West Oso High School graduate.

Demian De La Mora has been identified as the body found in the ditch on Greenwood.

Police have not mentioned whether foul play was involved and more information will be released at a later time.