The Amarillo Police Department was called out to meet with Potter County Deputies, Wednesday morning, June 6th at 7:17 AM.  A body was found near Mesquite Ave and River Road in a ditch.

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The male was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was identified as Jeferey A. Pennington, 31-years-old.

As of this time, his death is unknown. Justice of the Peace Taylor has ordered an autopsy.  No visible injuries were found on the body.

The Amarillo Police Homicide Unit is still investigating. If you have any information on this case you are encouraged to call 806-374-4400 or you can submit an anonymous tip online at

It's always sad to find out a person has lost their life. Let's hope that once the cause of death is determined that it won't show that it was murder. We don't need another murder in Amarillo this year.

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If you have any information or if you know something, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400. 


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