Body found in drainage ditch identified as Fort Worth man

Posted Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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Officials have identified the body found Wednesday afternoon in a drainage ditch at the intersection of Vera Cruz Street and Oscar Avenue in the Diamond Hill neighborhood on Fort Worth’s north side.

The body of Joe Fernandez, 33, of Fort Worth, was found in a shallow creek, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office. No cause or manner of death was listed on website.

No further information was available from Fort Worth police or the medical examiner’s office.

- Mitch Mitchell

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