Brewster County Sheriff’s Dept. investigating death of Texas man found earlier today in South Brewster County

BCSOMay 22, 2016 – The Brewster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a San Benito, Texas man who was found dead in South Brewster County earlier today. The body of Errol Zane Trinkley (31) was discovered earlier today in a rough, shallow canyon, west of State Highway 118. It appears that Trinkley left his vehicle and walked to the edge of a 50 foot cliff where he fell onto some rocks below. A fatal head injury appears to have caused his death. Trinkley was pronounced dead at the scene by Precinct 2, Justice of the Peace, Jim Burr. The Terlingua Fire & EMS conducted the recovery of the body. Trinkley was taken to Alpine by the Alpine Memorial Funeral Home. At this time, no autopsy has been ordered, pending further investigation. The incident is being investigated as an accident. Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is ongoing by BCSO Deputy, Ben Elmore.

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