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UPDATE: Dead body found in East Amarillo

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Amarillo TX - Police now know the identity of a body found Wednesday morning near I-40 and Ross in Amarillo.

68- year old William Pletcher Jr. has been identified as the body discovered in a drainage culvert by a man walking along the access road near the Player's Men's Club.

Amarillo Special Crimes spent the morning investigating this incident, and are now saying this appears to be accidental.