- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Deputies in West Texas are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at the base of an oil well.

The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports (https://bit.ly/1Aa6IU8 ) the Midland County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Jonathan Brazell was found dead on Monday. Deputies believe he died accidentally after falling from an oilfield pumpjack. They found alcoholic beverages at the scene.

No other information about the death was released.

The sheriff’s office has ordered an autopsy.


Information from: Midland Reporter-Telegram, https://www.mywesttexas.com

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