Sulphur Springs Police Department has confirmed the discovery of a deceased female early this morning in the drainage ditch near the 200 block of College Street.
According to Interim Police Chief Ricketson, around 11:30 pm last night an automobile ran off the road in high water and became stuck near the Easy Street Apartments on Van Sickle Street. One of the two women in the car ran to the the apartment complex for help. When she returned, the other woman in the vehicle had disappeared.
Sulphur Springs PD and SS Fire Department responded and attempted to locate the woman but were unable to locate her. Her body was discovered around 7 am this morning in the drainage ditch near the 200 block of College Street.
The deceased has been identified as 44 year old Martha Patricia Torrez-Regaldo.