UPDATE: No foul play suspected after body found on Sun Valley Drive

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — UPDATE, Sept. 8, 3:09 p.m.

Investigators said they’re not suspecting foul play based on the preliminary results of the autopsy according to Sgt. Charlie Eipper.

Eipper said this case is now considered an “unattended person investigation”, and the full autopsy report is still pending at this time.


An update from the Wichita Falls Police Department is expected Tuesday regarding a body found inside a home Sunday afternoon.


Wichita Falls Police Department officers are investigating an incident after they found a body in a home Sunday afternoon.

Wichita Falls police officers responded to a welfare check in the 1200 block of Sun Valley Drive about 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

A police officer said the person has been identified as Rhonda Rutledge, and they do not suspect foul play is involved in the death.

Officers said they have ordered an autopsy, so the cause of death will be determined at a later date.

The scene and a portion of the street are blocked off from the public while officials continue to investigate the incident.

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