ODESSA, Texas — The Odessa Police Department is investigating a man's death as a homicide after discovering his body in a Central Odessa alley last week, the Odessa Police Department announced today.
At approximately 10:20 p.m., on March 23, 2020, the Odessa Police Department was dispatched to a medical call in the 1000 block of North Dixie Boulevard. There, police officers discovered a deceased male in the alley behind the DK convenience store.
The deceased male was identified by police as 56-year-old Samuel Dean Jones of Odessa.
Jones' body was sent to the Tarrant County Medical Examiners Office which determined his manner of death as a homicide.
"At this time no arrests have been made and the investigation continues," stated the Odessa Police Department.
The Criminal Investigation Division, Crime Scene Unit, and Ector County Medical Examiner’s Office all responded to the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Odessa Police Department or the Odessa Crime Stoppers.