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Woman Found Dead in San Augustine


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The San Augustine County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Texas Rangers, are investigating the death of 52-year-old Melanie Estelle Pike.  Pike’s family members had not heard from Pike since Friday, 01-24-2020.  Pike lived alone at her residence located off of Private Road 5025.  On the morning of 01-28-2020, Pike’s family members located her deceased outside of her residence and notified authorities.

San Augustine County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Ardis Mosby ordered an autopsy.  Preliminary autopsy results indicated there was no trauma significant enough to cause her death.  Cause and Manner of Death are pending.  Toxicology results are pending.  The investigation is ongoing.


Anyone having seen or had contact with Pike since Friday, 01-24-2020, should contact the San Augustine County Sheriff’s Office at (936) 275-2424. 



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