A spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office told 12News investigators have identified a man whose body was found in the Neches River May 16. Deputy Rod Carroll said the man is Jose Guadeloupe Perez Campos, 34, of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
Deputy Carroll said the investigation is on-going and the official cause of death will not be determined until investigators have the final autopsy results.
According to 12News file stories, the body was found by fishermen around 8:15 p.m. on the south side of the Purple Heart memorial Bridge over the Neches river. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Marine Division was able to recover the body with assistance from the Beaumont Fire Department Dive Team.