Man found in Waco creek identified


Waco police say the body found in South Waco Sunday evening has been identified as being that of Jerry Lee Prnka.

His cause of death has not been determined,  however police say there are no signs of foul play.

Police voiced thanks for all those who assisted in determining his identity.

Police were called to the area of South 10th Street and Hines Avenue about 6:45 p.m. Sunday when a citizen reported finding what he thought might be a body.

He led officers to the spot and it was confirmed that it was a human body.

The investigation into Prnka’s death is ongoing.

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

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