Identity of man murdered in West Odessa released

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

New details released on a man murdered in West Odessa.

Ector County Sheriffs have now identified the man as 29-year-old Javier Benavidez.

A preliminary autopsy shows Benavidez died after getting hit hard on the head.

Benavidez was found dead inside this house on the 98-hundred block of 18th street Friday morning.

So far no arrests have been made.

Investigators are still talking with family members and neighbors to find out what happened.

If you have any information on the case call Odessa Crime Stoppers at 333-TIPS.