Identity of a Man’s Body Found in Ector County Released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - Ector County investigators have released the identity of the man found dead on the southside of the city on Thursday.

The body of 74-year old Henry James Lauless, Junior, was discovered on Thursday morning next to his car in a field by the old General Tire Plant.

Investigators say it appears Lauless crashed through a fence before his car stopped there.

Deputies say he's from Arizona.

His body has been sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.

We're told authorities do not suspect foul play.