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Authorities investigate Grapeland man's death
Houston County Courier - October 2008
By Daphne Hereford
Law enforcement authorities were called to a Grapeland residence on Friday, Oct. 3 to investigate a report regarding a deceased man.
According to Houston County Sheriff Darrel Bobbitt, when authorities arrived at the residence located at the end of FM 1272 about 3 p.m. they found 35-year-old Sheldon Hartzog deceased.
Hartzog graduated from Latexo High School and served as a Crockett Police Department Officer as well as owner of Grapeland Propane.
Authorities said the cause of death had not been determined and they were awaiting autopsy results, which could take about six weeks.