WEATHERFORD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Parker County Sheriff’s Office said it now positively identified one of the men found deceased Sunday, April 11, in an abandoned school as Daniel Gomez, 26, of Waco.
Sheriff Russ Authier said the other victim has been tentatively identified, but is pending positive verification and notification of the next-of-kin.READ MORE: Texas Officer Dies After Crash With 18-Wheeler While Responding To Emergency
The investigation started when call came in to Weatherford Police regarding a man who may be in danger at an unknown address in the “Dallas/Weatherford” area.
A second call was received later Sunday, and was transferred to the PCSO, stating unnamed individual(s) were located at an unidentified abandoned school with red bricks at an unknown address with possible shots fired. Sheriff’s deputies began canvassing areas with similar descriptions within Parker County.READ MORE: Padel Players Try Out For US National Team In Dallas
Deputies later located the abandoned school in the 4200 block of North FM 52 in Whitt, discovering Gomez and another male deceased inside.
The case has been assigned to the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division.
“We are following several leads regarding this case,” said Sheriff Authier. “At this time, we are not releasing further details of the investigation due to its active status.”MORE NEWS: Over 250 Guns Surrendered To DeSoto Police During Saturday Event
The official cause and manners of death are pending autopsy results from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.