Missing Baytown police officer found dead near his home

Texas
Stewart Beasley

BAYTOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A Baytown police officer who was originally reported missing last week has been found dead near his home in Chambers County in southeast Texas. 

Officer Stewart Beasley, 46, was last seen walking away from his home in Cove on Aug. 2. While there were never any indications of foul play, authorities called in search crews to help look for Beasley. 

Beasley’s body was discovered Tuesday morning. 

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and the hundreds of people that knew and loved Officer Beasley,” wrote the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook. 

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