Man reported missing from Freestone County found dead

Posted at 1:11 PM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 14:11:23-04

WORTHAM, TX — A 52-year-old man who was reported missing from Freestone County has been found dead.

Wortham Police were looking for Jeffery Allyn Lockhart (Cansler) after he was reported missing on July 14.

Lockhart was last seen near the north bound 201 mile post on IH-45 in Freestone County on July 9 at approximately 10:00 am, according to police.

He was entered as a missing person in the national database, Wortham Police said.

On Aug. 8, police provided an update on Lockhart's case saying he was found deceased.

"Thank you to everyone who has provided information and assistance in this case," Wortham Police posted on Facebook.

The investigation by Wortham PD with assistance from other agencies is ongoing.