Man found dead in Central Texas lake identified

William Gilbreath. (Missing person poster photo/file)
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LAGUNA PARK, Texas (KWTX) Investigators with the Department of Public Safety on Thursday identified a man whose body was found floating in Lake Whitney as William Thomas Gilbreath, 35.

His body was discovered on Feb. 28 in Lake Whitney, in Bosque County.

Gilbreath, who lived in Dallas, was last seen on Feb. 23 in the area of Interstate 30 and Munger Boulevard.

The effort is multi-jurisdictional and the Texas Rangers are assisting the Bosque County Sheriff’s Office and Dallas Police Department with this investigation.

Investigators at first would not say of the body was that of a man or a woman and would not specifically say where the body was found or how.

An autopsy was ordered.