Stanton police investigating Thursday homicide

Stanton police investigating Thursday homicide
(Source: Raycom Media)

MARTIN COUNTY, TX (KWES) - The Stanton Police Department is investigating following a homicide last week.

We're told officers were called out to the 200 block of W. 2nd St. on Thursday just after 8 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found Lorenzo Gardea, 44, of Midland in a vehicle with indications of trauma.

Gardea was later pronounced dead on the scene.

An autopsy has been ordered and is being investigated as a homicide.

The Texas Rangers are assisting Stanton Police with the investigation.

If you have any information, contact Stanton Police at (432) 756-3303.

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