Man reported missing found dead off Warburton Road
Victoria County Sheriff's Office locates body of missing man
Updated on August 4, 2020:
Authorities have identified the body found as that of 64-year-old Mackie Lee Moore of Victoria. An autopsy is pending to determine the exact cause of death.
VICTORIA, Texas – Victoria County Sheriff Marr and Victoria County Deputies along with officers from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison units in Cuero and Beeville located the body of a missing man Friday morning. The body was found off Warburton Road. The man was reported missing Wednesday morning.
The 64-year-old man was last seen leaving his home early Wednesday. His car was found late Wednesday night.
Sheriff Marr requested assistance from the TDCJ units who brought in a specially trained scent detection bloodhound to help in the search. After a two hour search, the man’s body was found by TDCJ officers on horseback at 11:10 am.
Authorities believe the man died as a result of medical related issues combined with heat exposure.
Judge Stuart Posey has ordered an autopsy.
Photo from search this morning provided by Victoria County Sheriff’s Office.
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