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GALLERY: Body found in Scurry County (9 PHOTOS)

POSTED: 8:57 AM Mar 18 2013   UPDATED: 9:34 PM Mar 18 2013

The Department of Public Safety said a body was found in Scurry County Saturday afternoon.  Authorities are calling it a crime scene. The body was found near Lake JB Thomas southwest of Snyder.  Scurry County Sheriff's Deputies had the entrance blocked off for hours on Sunday.

The age or gender of the body has not been released. According to officials, as of Sunday night the body hadn't been sent for an autopsy and a decision on whether to send it to Lubbock or Dallas-Fort Worth had not been made.

A van from the 32nd Judicial District Attorney could be seen at the scene. The 32nd District represents Nolan, Fisher, and Mitchell Counties.

The DPS, FBI and Texas Rangers are taking part in the investigation.

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