KWTX Reported a Temple man was reported to be found nonresponsive, and his body slumped over in a wooden area in Jasper Texas.

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It was reported that officers were sent to the 800 block of West Gibson at 3 PM to investigate a report that a body was seen in a wooden area between Walmart and Lee’s nails. Jasper police department found a man slumped over sitting cross-legged with drug paraphernalia around him.


The gentleman was identified Friday morning as Jeremiah, Brent Benio 49-year-old man from Temple. From observing the situation, it seems that investigators believe Jeremiah possibly had an overdose of something, but as of right now, the authorities are waiting for the autopsy to reveal the actual cause of death. According to investigators, there was no evidence of any type of foul play.

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