The body of Celestino Rodriguez, the man who was reported missing back on August 3rd, has been recovered just northwest of Abernathy, Texas.

The body was located at around 10:45 p.m. Thursday night (August 15th) in a field near County Road 315 and County Road K, according to Lubbock Police Department Captain Ray Mendoza.

An autopsy was performed, and at around 5 p.m. Friday, a release was sent out confirming the body's identity.


A Silver Alert was issued for Rodriguez back on August 3rd, but was called off on August 7th after Rodriguez's car was located near Temple.

Multiple charges have been issued throughout the past week for many believed to be connected to Rodriguez's at the time disappearance. Here's a previous story covering the details of this case and the arrest of a 4th person.

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