Body Found on Top of Union Pacific Railcar

June 20, 2006 Posted at 2:30 p.m. CST

Poinsett Co. - The body of a Hispanic male was found early Tuesday morning by a Riceland Foods Worker.

"The Riceland Foods Worker was making routine checks on the railcars and that's when they located the body on top of the railcar."

Cheif Deputy Kevin Holden with the Poinsett County Sheriff's Department told us it is still under investigation but they did determine the cause of death.

"There was a gun shot to the head, but we can't release any other information."

No other details are being released at this time. Stay tuned to KAIT for more on this story.