UPDATE: Identity of body found in old school bus released

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UPDATE: Thursday, February 23, 2021 at 3:06 p.m.

Authorities have released the identification of the deceased white man found inside an old school bus in Wichita Falls last Thursday morning.

Kevin Spann, 62, was found inside the old bus at 1902 east Fort Worth Street.

Continue to stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information on this story.

UPDATE: Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 3:45 p.m.

More information is being released about the body of a deceased white male found by Wichita Falls police officers inside an old school bus on East Fort Worth Street Thursday morning.

According to WFPD’s Public Information Officer Charlie Eipper, officers were dispatched at 11:36 a.m. Thursday to investigate a possible deceased person.

Eipper said the reporting person found the victim in an old school bus on the property where the victim lived. The victim also owned the property.

According to authorities, the victim is a 62-year-old male, and the cause of death and if the death was related to weather is unknown at this time.

Police said the body is being sent off for autopsy, the investigation is ongoing and no foul play is suspected.

Eipper said the reporting person is a neighbor who regularly checks on the victim, and said he saw the victim yesterday around 10:00 am and the victim was fine.

According to Eipper, the reporting party went by the property Thursday morning and found the victim cold and unresponsive. There were also three pets in the bus which were unharmed. Animal Control arrived and secured the animals. 

The officers said it appeared the victim had electricity in the bus.

According to police, the reporting party said their power was off until Wednesday around 1:00 p.m.

Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information on this developing story.


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls police officers said they found a deceased white male inside an old school bus on E. Fort Worth Street shortly after noon today. 

It was reported to them by someone in that area who said he thought his friend had frozen to death.

The cause of death, however, is not yet known. 

The area where the body was found is near the railroad tracks, and besides several old school buses which appeared to have been converted into living spaces, the site also has an old trailer home. 

The man’s body was in one of the buses however. 

This is an ongoing investigation. We will update this story with more information when it becomes available to us.

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