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Man's body found in field near Liberty County home, deputies say

The man has been identified as 34-year-old Brandon Wayne Wright.
Credit: KHOU 11

LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas — A man's body was found dead in a field Sunday near a home in Liberty County, deputies said.

The man has been identified as 34-year-old Brandon Wayne Wright. 

Deputies said Wright was visiting a friend when his badly decomposed body lying in a field approximately 100 yards from a home on Gulf Company Road.

Detectives spoke to the land owner who said a man had been staying at the home on the property for the past several days and was last seen on Monday, July 15 driving away in a pick-up truck. The land owner told investigators he did not know the man well.

Investigators said there were no obvious signs of foul play.

An autopsy has been ordered while the investigation continues.

Check back for updates.

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