Lubbock Police confirm, body found behind bingo hall was missing 78-year-old man

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Police provided new information Friday afternoon

LUBBOCK, Texas — During the search for a missing man, a body was found behind the Bingo Express 1 at 3601 Clovis Road. Police were called at 9:48 a.m. Friday.

“This morning, Lubbock Police officers responded to a call referencing a possible deceased person in the 3600 block of Clovis Road,” police said in an update Friday afternoon. “Officers located 78-year-old Ysabel Flores deceased. At this time, the investigation is ongoing.”

Search parties were out and about Friday morning looking for Ysabel Flores, 78. Flores was last seen Saturday night at that same bingo hall. Flores was said to be in the early stages of dementia.

Even before police provided public confirmation, the Flores family believed the body was him.

A photojournalist at the scene reported that the body was moved from the scene by about 11:30 a.m.

This story has been updated as new information became available.

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