A deceased person was found Monday morning in downtown Brownwood. In a statement provided Monday afternoon by the Brownwood Police Department:
“On Monday, January 11, 2021, at approximately 10:40am, officers with the Brownwood Police Department, Brownwood Fire Department and Lifeguard EMS were dispatched to 200 W Chandler, Good Samaritan Ministries Donation Center, regarding a report of a deceased person at a donation bin. The caller believed she observed a male ‘hanging’ from the bin door.
Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim with his head and upper body trapped inside the bin’s donation door. It appeared that he was deceased for some time; possibly since the early morning hours. The deceased is a white male, in his late 50’s who resides in Brownwood.
Information is still being gathered and this remains an active investigation. “