Wake Village Texas mayor Jim Green has confirmed that a body discovered near King Park was that of an on-duty Wake Village police officer.

This is a developing story, and we will follow up as more information is made available...

A wooded area near the ball field at King Park was taped off by police, and Mayor Green did not say if foul play was suspected, but did say that Texas Rangers were on there way to assist with the investigation.

UPDATE: Police Chief Ronnie Sharp confirmed that the officer was on duty, and it is believed that the officer died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.