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Blotter: Police investigating ‘suspicious death’

Lewisville police are investigating what they are calling a “suspicious death” of a person found near the roadway of South State Highway 121 Business on Monday morning.

According to a statement from the Lewisville Police Department, a passerby noticed the body in the 3000 block of Business 121 and called police. Officers responded to the location around 7:30 a.m. and found the body. Police have said the body is female but have not said if it is that of an adult. Police are working with medical examiners to identify the person and her cause of death.

Police are asking anyone with information about the death to call the police tip line at 972-219-8477 or Denton County Crime Stoppers.

Other reports

3300 block of East University Drive — A 40-year-old man pulled over for a defective headlight was arrested on a drug charge Sunday.

According to a Denton police report, the man was arrested for marijuana possession under two ounces during a traffic stop.

300 block of Fry Street — Denton police arrested a 20-year-old man for public intoxication early Sunday.

According to police, the man went to the residence of an ex-girlfriend to start a fight with her new boyfriend.


From 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday:

Eighteen people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 11 online reports.

— Britney Tabor and Megan Gray