Cy-Fair FD crews assist Harris County Sheriff's Office with a search of a missing person in the 9700 block of Barker Cypress Rd. in the Towne Lake neighborhood in Cypress Monday night. Fire crews successfully located a deceased person in a small body of water in the landscaped area near the intersection. Harris County Sheriff’s Office is on scene investigating the incident. (CFFD PIO photo by Lt. Daniel Arizpe)

CYPRESS — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has reported that a man was found dead in the water near the intersection of Tuckerton Road and Barker Cypress Road today (Oct. 14, 2019). While investigators will await the findings of the medical examiner, the HCSO’s official Twitter account stated that “it appears to be accidental at this time.”

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez stated that his office’s investigators were headed to the address of the Kroger Marketplace at that intersection.

“A landscape worker was last seen working in the area this morning around 9:30 a.m.” Gonzalez posted on his Facebook page. “The male was later found deceased in the water near Tuckerton Road / Barker Cypress. Circumstances surrounding his death are unknown.”

A screengrab of the Harris County Sheriff’s post to Facebook about the death of a landscape worker near the Kroger Marketplace in the Cypress area on Oct. 14, 2019.

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