Body Found in West Odessa Identified

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

It's official. An autopsy has revealed that the body found in West Odessa last week does indeed belong to a Monahans teenager.

19-year-old Timothy Soto's body was discovered in his car on Friday, not far from Interstate 20.

The body has been sent to Fort Worth to determine how exactly he died.

Soto had been missing since September.

His mother, Isabel Hernandez called NewsWest 9 to tell us that her son had been missing for a week.

She told us the night before he went missing, she received a strange phone call from him and that he seemed scared.

Soto's wallet, ID and debit card were left at his apartment in Odessa.