Lubbock Police Release Identity of Body Found at Lakeview Apartments
Update: The body that was found Friday morning (February 1st) at the Lakeview Apartments in the 2100 block of 38th Street has been identified.
Fifty-one-year-old Cristino Gil Ortiz was found deceased in an apartment after Lubbock police officers were called around 9 a.m. Friday morning.
Ortiz was known to be homeless and was recently provided housing at Lakeview.
The circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear. Police are unsure of the time of death, but believe that it occurred sometime in December or January.
Detectives are asking anyone with any information on Ortiz to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.
Original story: Lubbock police received a call at around 9 a.m. Friday morning (February 1st) for a possible dead body at Lakeview Apartments in the 2100 block of 38th Street. Officers arrived and located a deceased person inside an apartment, whose identity remains unknown. The circumstances surrounding the death are also unknown.
The case remains under investigation by LPD's Metro Special Crimes Unit.