Deputies say that at about 9:50 a.m. Sunday they received a call about a man's body in a drainage ditch on Hill Road in Porter.
When authorities arrived, they discovered that the 18-year-old, identified as Tristan Maddux, had apparently been shot, then left in the ditch.
Maddux had been reported missing from the Kingwood area on Saturday.
If you have any information about his disappearance or death, you're urged to call the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Homicide/Violent Crimes at 936-760-5876, and use case number 19A072836.
You can also call the Multi-County Crime Stoppers number at 1-800-392-STOP (7868).
Tristan Maddux was reported missing 3 days ago. Yesterday, his body was found in a drainage ditch. What happened? Who killed the #Kingwood teen? #abc13 https://t.co/HXgKgKG8ss pic.twitter.com/xKvNsVu44S— Courtney Fischer (@CourtneyABC13) March 5, 2019
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