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Longview PD seeking information in cases of assault, homicide

LONGVIEW, December 26, 2013—Longview Police are seeking public assistance with two recent investigations.

On Christmas day, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Longview Police received a call regarding an unconscious man in a business parking lot. Police found the man on Hwy 31 South. The man had apparently been assaulted with some sort of weapon. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening Injuries. Police have not released the man’s identity, and the investigation is ongoing.

Earlier in the week, the body of 19 year-old Andres Chaves was found near a wooded area in the 1700 block of Sabine. Chaves’ death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information regarding these cases is urged to contact the Longview Police Department at 903-237-1199, or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-7867.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Longview PD PIO Kristie Brian about the cases. Click below for details.


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