BROWNWOOD, TX – Members of the Good Samaritan Ministries Donation Center in Brownwood discovered a man dead and hanging from a donation bin Monday.
According to the Brownwood Police Department, on Monday, January 11, 2021, at approximately 10:40am officers with the Brownwood Police Department, Brownwood Fire Department and Lifeguard EMS were dispatched to 200 W Chandler, Good Samaritan Ministries Donation Center, regarding a report of a deceased person at a donation bin. The caller believed she observed a male ‘hanging’ from the bin door.
Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim with his head and upper body trapped inside the bin’s donation door. It appeared that he was deceased for some time; possibly since the early morning hours. The deceased is a white male, in his late 50’s who resides in Brownwood. Information is still being gathered and this remains an active investigation.
Good Samaritan Ministries Executive Director Leesa Stephens issued the following statement: “We at Good Samaritan Ministries are extremely saddened by this tragic loss of life and we extend our thoughts and prayers to the family.”