Man found dead on Madison County property identified

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MADISON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - Update: 9:10 p.m.

Madison County Sherrif's Office has identified the body as Joeseph Louis Kagle Jr., 87, of Kingwood Texas.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, but no foul play is suspected.


4:28 p.m.

Madison County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a dead body found on private property Friday.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office posted on their facebook page that they and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a report of a deceased male on a cattle guard at the entrance of the private property on Lou Bee Lane in Madison County around 2 p.m. Friday Afternoon.

Upon arrival, the deputy and trooper located a deceased white male.

They believe this is connected to a reported missing person in Houston on July 9.

Deputies are currently processing the scene. No further details will be released at this time.