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Foul play suspected in Wood County death

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 12:47pm

On Friday, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call in reference to a body found. Upon arrival at 2460 West Farm-to-Market Road 852, a deputy found the body of an 81-year-old white male, identified as Don Randoll Askew of Winnsboro, Texas.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Department , assisted by the Texas Rangers began investigating the scene. It is believed at this time the cause of death is foul play. Mr. Askew’s body was delivered to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science.

The cause of death is still under investigation and will be determined by the findings of the autopsy. No further information will be released until the autopsy results as released.

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