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Published On: Fri, Feb 9th, 2018

Texas: Police identify body in Oyster Creek as missing man George Solis

Texas police in Sugar Land have identified the body found in Oyster Creek on Thursday as George Edgar Solis, a man who was reported missing in Brazoria County on Jan. 29.

The 25-year-old’s body was located by two men fishing in Oyster Creek at about 3 p.m.

George Edgar Solis

“We just recently pulled the body out of the water. The death investigator has ordered an autopsy,” Capt. James Davis, of the Sugar Land Police Department, said. The Sugar Land Police Department is investigating the death, but they say there are no signs of foul play.

An autopsy request has been made with the Galveston County Medical Examiner.

Solis’ abandoned truck was recovered nearby on Jan. 29 at 5:30 a.m. after someone reported seeing the truck empty with the motor running since 1 a.m. that morning.

Police found the truck parked in the mud near Lifetime Fitness, 1331 Highway 6. His cell phone and wallet were still inside, deputies say. Solis was reported missing later that day.

“Devastated, you know? We’re devastated,” Blanca Lee, a relative of Solis, said to KPRC. “My sister is devastated. My brother-in-law is devastated. We’re just going to give them comfort. It’s hard,” Lee said.

“Very sweet, very gentle. ‘Yes, sir. Yes. ma’am.’ Never got in trouble,” Lee added, describing Solis.

Anyone with information should call the Sugar Land Police Department at (281) 275-2540 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at (281) 342-TIPS (8477).

The family updated the missing person’s report:

02/08/18 — We are very sad to report that George Edgar Solis has been found deceased, pending positive identification by law enforcement and the medical examiner’s office. Please keep George’s family and loved ones in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

02/01/18 — George Edgar Solis, age 25, was last seen on January 27, 2018 in Sugar Land, TX. Edgar’s vehicle, a 2012 White Chevy Silverado, TLP #JPF-4726, was found on January 28, 2018 at a Lifetime Fitness Center in Sugar Land, TX. Edgar has a tattoo on his right shoulder of a tribal sign, and one on his outer ankle (not sure which ankle) of JAS. Edgar was last seen wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans. If you have seen Edgar Solis or have any information of his whereabouts, please call the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office at (979) 864-2512 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.

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- Catherine "Kaye" Wonderhouse, a proud descendant of the Wunderhaus family is the Colorado Correspondent who will add more coverage, interviews and reports from this midwest area.

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