Police Investigating Death of Long-Time Gaines County Constable

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - Tragic news out of Seminole.

Police are investigating the death of long time Gaines County Constable Orlando "Corky" Rodriguez.

They believe he may have committed suicide.

Police responded to Rodriguez's home just after 11 p.m. Tuesday night for a gunshot victim.

Four people were at the home at the time.

Rodriguez had been constable in Gaines County for the past 10 years.

Back in May, he ran as the incumbent for the position but did not make it to the run-off.

An investigation surrounding the suicide is underway.