The Bell County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body, which was located about a half mile south of Stillhouse Dam on FM 1670. The body was found by a passerby around 9 a.m. Friday morning.
The body is an unidentified male. His race and age are unknown at this time. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
Justice of the Peace Don Engleking pronounced the man dead at 10 a.m. An autopsy has been ordered and will be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas.