SHERIFF SCOTT CASS
LAMAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
125 BROWN AVENUE PARIS, TEXAS 75460
903-737-2400 PHONE 903-737-2498 FAX
February 14, 2020
On Thursday, February 13, 2020, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a deceased person at the Clay Bluff boat ramp in the Lamar Point area. Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Detectives, Department of Public Safety, and a Texas Ranger investigated the scene. The decedent was identified as David Ray Darby. Upon initial investigation Darby suffered from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Lamar County Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace ordered an autopsy and they took Darby’s body to the medical examiner’s office in Mesquite.