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Clouds will be on the increase Wednesday ahead of our next good risk of rain Thursday evening into Friday. Chilly temperatures tonight with lows in the middle to upper 30's in the Lakes Area to near 40 in the Triangle.
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Man found dead on ship in Port Arthur
PORT ARTHUR - Port Arthur Police are investigating the death of a man they believe may have suffocated in a tank filled with nitrogen on a barge.
Someone called emergency operators at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday to report a man down inside a barge near the Procter Street Extension.
The man was in a compartment filled with nitrogen.
The man was dead by the time first responders arrived.
Police say the victim is a 60-year-old man from Orange. They aren't releasing his name.
A justice of the peace has ordered an autopsy.