ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A body found in Ector County Monday morning will be sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.

We're told the Ector County Sheriff's Office got a call around 8:50 a.m. about a dead man on the side of the road at Avenue L between 8th and the North service road of I-20.

He was of medium build, 150 to 160 pounds, Hispanic around 5'6'' tall and in mid 30's to early 40's.

Authorities say he was deceased for about 24 to 48 hours.