EL PASO, TX (KTSM)- Friday morning, the El Paso Police Department (EPPD) released the identity of the body found on the street Thursday in Downtown El Paso.

EPPD officials say 67-year-old Salvador Jaime Gonzalez, of Central El Paso, was found dead.

El Paso Fire officials tell KTSM the body was found around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday on El Paso Street, near Father Rahm Avenue.

Crimes Against Persons conducted an investigation and spoke to several witnesses at the scene.

Gonzalez was taken to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.

At this time in the investigation there is no indication of foul play, the investigation continues.


On Thursday morning, KTSM crews at the scene described seeing the body, covered with a white sheet, between two vehicles.

Police blocked off Fourth Street, El Paso Street and Father Rahm Avenue as they investigated the discovery of the body.

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