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Red Oak Police Department
Wednesday February 6th, 2019 :: 09:05 a.m. CST


Missing Person Update

On 02/05/2019 at around 1:30 pm, we released a Missing Person Endangered Press Release to attempt to locate Estean Freeman Jr. of Red Oak, Texas. Shortly thereafter, after a vigorous search to locate Mr. Freeman, Red Oak Police Department Investigators were notified by the Waxahachie Police Department that their investigators had recovered Mr. Freeman's body from Lake Waxahachie. Red Oak Police Department investigators responded to the location and confirmed the victim to be Mr. Freeman. There were no apparent signs of injury to suggest foul play and Mr. Freeman was transported to the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy will be performed to determine a cause of death. Waxahachie Police Department will be conducting the death investigation.

Original Date: 2/5/2019 (Updated: 2/6/2019)
Issued by: The Red Oak Police Department
Authorized by: Chief Garland Wolf

The Red Oak Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance in locating a missing endangered person. On February 4, 2019; Estean Freeman Jr of Red Oak was reported missing after leaving his residence on Saturday, February 2, 2019 and failing to return. Friends and family members have not heard from him and have unsuccessfully attempted to reach him by phone.
Mr. Freeman has a medical condition that requires medication and he is described as a 51-year-old black male, 6'00, 225 with black hair and brown eyes.

Mr. Freeman was last seen leaving his residence in Red Oak wearing a black jacket, red shirt, and dark-colored sweatpants driving a black Nissan Sentra (TX) LLP-4505.

If anyone has information to the location of Mr. Freeman, please contact Sgt. Gary Dollar at 469-218-7710 ( or Lt. Richard Boone at 469-218-7745 (

Media Point of Contact: Lt. Marc Schroeder
Main Phone Line: 469-218-7708

Date: 2/5/2019
Issued by: The Red Oak Police Department
Authorized by: Chief Garland Wolf

Red Oak Police Department
547 Methodist St
Red Oak, TX 75154

Emergency: 9-1-1

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