Missing Amarillo Man Found Dead

Claude, TX

An Amarillo man missing since Tuesday has been found dead in Armstrong County, from an apparent gun shot wound to the head.

The Armstrong County Sheriff found the body of 74 year old Jack Cantrell on the side of the road in high weeds, about 7 miles south of Claude on County Road India.

Cantrell had a visible gun shot wound to the head.

The handgun officers believe was used in the shooting was found nearby.  Police say they do not suspect foul play but are waiting until autopsy results are in before making a final call.

A full investigation and an autopsy on Cantrell's body are both now underway.