Man finds body in creek behind gas station on North Side, San Antonio police say

ME’s office’s office identified the man as Paul Flores, 44

Body found in the 4700 block of West Avenue (Joe Arredondo, KSAT)

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (1 p.m. Monday, June 5): A man who was found dead in a creek last month has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Paul Flores, 44, was pronounced dead at 5:35 p.m. on May 15. San Antonio police said a man found his body behind a gas station in the 4700 block of West Avenue.

His cause and manner of death were not made available.

Original (6:51 p.m., Monday, May 15): San Antonio police are investigating after someone found a man’s body in a creek on the city’s North Side.

Officers said Monday afternoon that a man found the body in a creek behind a gas station in the 4700 block of West Avenue.

Police believe the body had been there for a while.

SAPD said the body had no signs of trauma that they could see initially, and it’s possible the victim in his late 20s or early 30s drowned in the creek.

It’s unclear what led to the man’s death, and the medical examiner’s office will need to make a positive identification and determine an exact cause of death.

KSAT will update you with the latest information as it becomes available.

About the Authors:

Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio since 2016. His work for KSAT 12 and includes covering breaking news of the day, as well as producing Q&As and content for the "South Texas Pride" and "KSAT Money" series.

Joe Arredondo is a photojournalist at KSAT 12.