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Officials: Texas man possibly killed by mountain lion


December 6, 2020

LIPAN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man found dead in a wooded area in rural Texas was killed by a wild animal, possibly a mountain lion.

The Hood County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that deputies found Christopher Allen Whiteley's body on Thursday, a day after he went missing near Lipan, located 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Fort Worth.

The sheriff's office said the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy and issued a preliminary finding that an animal attacked and killed Whiteley.

The sheriff's office said its deputies, Texas Game Wardens an...

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