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Alfred Wright toxicology test released; three drugs blamed for death

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Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 2:43 pm

Forensic Medical Management Services of Texas, P.A. has released the toxicology report from an autopsy performed on the body of Alfred Wright in November, and according to the report, three drugs are being blamed for the death of the 28-year-old.

The report says cocaine, methamphetamine, and amphetamine were found in Wright’s system. The report lists the cause of death as “Combined drug intoxication”, and the manner of death was listed as “Accident”.

Wright went missing on Thursday, November 7th in a rural area of eastern Sabine County, near the intersection of Highway 87 and Coussans Road.

The Sabine County Sheriff's Department, along with local volunteer firefighters, Jasper County Emergency Corps, Texas Equusearch, and other volunteers conducted numerous searches of an area where some of Wright's clothing and other articles were found, but were unable to locate the man.

Wright's body was discovered Monday, November 25th in a wooded area just northeast of the intersection of Highway 87 and Coussans Road by Jasper pastor Ray Lewis and others.

The following is the report issued by the pathologist on Wednesday;


1. Combined drug intoxication, including cocaine, methamphetamine, and amphetamine (see toxicology report).

2. Shallow puncture wounds to the abdomen, left thigh, left lower leg, and palm of the left hand.

3. Decompositional changes and evidence of animal activity.

4. No evidence of severe trauma.

CAUSE OF DEATH: Combined drug intoxication.