JOHNSON COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A Johnson County inmate crew found the body of an unidentified female while mowing the Marystown Cemetery on Thursday.
Around 11:55 a.m. June 27, a Johnson County inmate crew was working in the cemetery located on W. Bethesda Road when they came across a body of an unidentified white female believed to be in her 40s.READ MORE: Texas Secretary Of State Says Some Counties Still Had Old Application For Mail-In Ballots On Their Websites
Upon discovery, the guard in charge of the detail notified the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and deputies responded, secured the area around the cemetery and conducted a crime scene investigation.READ MORE: Texas Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne Introduces Resolution Recognizing Heroes Of Synagogue Hostage Situation
The cause of death was not apparent but officials determined she has been deceased for about three to five days.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Has Taken Toll On Mental Health, Experts Say
The body was removed by the Medical Examiner and an autopsy will be conducted to identify the victim and to determine a cause of death.