Man found dead in median
DALLAS – A man was found dead in the center median of the 1900 block of East R.L. Thornton Freeway Monday.
According to a Dallas Police Department incident report, two officers saw the man lying in the median just southeast of downtown and approached at about 11:30 a.m. When they reached him, they realized he was dead. The report says Dallas Fire Rescue officials found no "obvious sign of trauma."
Homicide detectives were called to the scene, although an official cause of death is pending an autopsy by the medical examiner.
The man had no identification on him and is considered homeless. He's currently listed as John Doe, the report says.