Lubbock Sheriff identifies body found in East Lubbock Co. canyon

Published: Oct. 14, 2022 at 3:08 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 1, 2022 at 6:33 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Investigators have identified a body found in a field in East Lubbock County.

Investigators with the Metropolitan Special Crimes Units identified the body as 70-year-old Daniel Jimenez Lopez. The cause of his death is still under investigation.

At approximately 2 p.m. on Oct. 14, Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 11300 block of ECR 7300 regarding a deceased person found in a field.

The area is southeast of Ransom Canyon, east of FM 400 on East County Road 7300.

Upon arrival, deputies secured the scene and any potential evidence and notified the Lubbock Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit.