Dead man found at H-E-B Park playground on Shely Street

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021 police and paramedics were dispatched to the 1500 block of Shely Street for a dead man in the playground area at HEB Park.

When patrol officers arrived they located the deceased man in the jungle gym area of the playground. Paramedics pronounced the man deceased and officers believed foul play may be involved.

Police say they are currently trying to identify the man that they believe is in his late 40’s to early 50’s. Investigators marked several locations around the mans body for evidence. Homicide detectives also were called on scene to help with the investigation.

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