Midland County Deputies find dead body near oil rig

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Midland County deputies have just recovered a body from an oil rig near Sprayberry.

That's east of the city on Highway 158 near County Road 13-79.

Right now no word on how the man died.

Talking to News West Nine from the scene, Sheriff Gary Painter says there were no workers at the rig.

The man's body will be sent off to Fort Worth for an autopsy.

Keep it tuned to NewsWest 9 for the latest on this developing story.