Fort Worth

December 26, 2013

Body found in drainage ditch identified as Fort Worth man

The man, whose body was found at the intersection of Vera Cruz Street and Oscar Avenue in the Diamond Hill neighborhood, was identified as Joe Fernandez, 33, of Fort Worth.

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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