NEWS RELEASE: TSTC Student Death Ruled ‘Natural Causes’

The Marshall Police Department has received the final autopsy results from the Texas State Technical College student who was found deceased in his dorm room. On October 22, 2017 at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers responded to a dorm on the TSTC campus in reference to a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers found the body of 23-year-old Derrick Lockwood of Jasper, Texas. Preliminary autopsy results that were released earlier in the investigation were not able to provide an exact cause of death. The final results reveal that Mr. Lockwood died of natural causes. Mr. Lockwood’s family has been notified of the final results and the death investigation case has been closed.


Kelly Colvin
Public Information Officer
Marshall Police Department






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