Midlothian Police locate deceased person in a pickup truck; homicide investigation ongoing

The Midlothian Police Department were called to an “unconscious person” early Monday morning at around 7:30am in the 1100 block of Auger Road. The 9-1-1 caller stated the unconscious person was located in a pickup truck on a dirt road.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male victim inside of the pickup truck. The body was recovered by the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office. The victim has been identified as a 52-year-old male from Alvarado. A homicide investigation is ongoing at this time.

Midlothian police investigators are working to determine where the murder actually occurred, as it appears the incident did not occur where the victim was located. Police are working with other local and state law enforcement to determine additional information.