Conexión San Ángelo / SAPD, PIO Tracy Gonzalez

SAN ANGELO – According to the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office, the cause of Phillip A. Lara’s death is likely due to blunt force trauma resulting from a fall; however, an official ruling for the cause of death is pending the final results of the autopsy.  

[Previous Release on March 11, 2018]

San Angelo Police conducted a death investigation on Veterans Memorial Drive.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, March 11, San Angelo Public Safety Communications received a call from a passerby concerning a man floating in the Concho River near the 600 block of Veterans Memorial Drive.  

Officers arrived and located the deceased man on the riverbank, partially in the water.  Justice of the Peace Fred Buck responded to the scene and formally pronounced the man deceased and ordered an autopsy.  

The man was identified as Phillip A. Lara, 26, of San Angelo.  Next of kin was notified.

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