Local man found dead in East Texas

Monday, April 16, 2012 - 3:26pm

NACOGDOCHES -- A man from Gatesville who was living in East Texas was found dead in a pickup truck last week and now two people are in jail charged with his murder.

Police found 31-year-old Gilbert Joseph Thibodeaux dead in the back of a pickup truck in the parking lot of a Walgreens in Nacogdoches on April 10.

After investigating police arrested 26-year-old Erin Leann Belz and 31-year-old Randy Ellinwood both of Nacogdoches.

Witnesses spotted the two dumping something into a dumpster behind a floral company.

Police later found items with blood on them in that dumpster.

Belz and Ellinwood are in the in the Nacogdoches County Jail charged with murder.


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