Odessa Man Found Dead in Seattle

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

SEATTLE - An Odessa family dealing with a terrible tragedy; their son was brutally murdered in Seattle, Washington.

The body of 25-year-old Noel Lopez was found Monday morning at a Seattle construction site.

According to Police, Lopez's body was found just before eight.

He grew up in Odessa.

Investigators released the identity Tuesday afternoon after a preliminary autopsy.

The report shows that Lopez was brutally beaten.

Construction workers were at the site Sunday.

Police say Noel's body ended up there sometime between when crews shut down for the day, and came back to work on Monday.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Police continue their investigation.