Body found in Williamson County ‘matches description’ of missing Austin man, death considered suspicious

Williamson County

GRANGER, Texas (KXAN) — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office said on Monday that a body found in the eastern part of the county “matches the description” of a man who’s been missing since July 27.

The sheriff’s office says deputies found the body in a heavily wooded area on County Road 328 in Granger, just west of where 63-year-old Austin resident Mark Yarbrough was last seen July 27.

Authorities would only say that it fits Yarbrough’s description, but have yet to confirm his identity for certain. On July 28, Williamson County deputies and numerous search teams set out to look for Yarbrough in the area where he was last seen.

The death is considered as suspicious, according to WCSO. Several people have been interviewed, officials say, but WCSO more interviews and information is needed. A cause of death will be determined after an autopsy.

“There are unanswered questions that exist and we need the public to give us a call, particularly anyone that had seen or spoken to Mr. Yarbrough leading up to July 27,” said WCSO’s Gary Haston.

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