Howard County Sheriff’s Office investigating a death on Jones Road


On November 17, 2014 at approximately 5:56 P.M. the Howard County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Robert Lance Ward w/m dob-12/10/1975 was found deceased at 545 Jones Road.  Deputy Steven Wakefield and Investigator David Shelton responded to the call along with Howard County Coroner John Gray who pronounced the subject dead.  There was no evidence that foul play was involved in this death.  It appears that the cause of death is due to an accidental overdose of inhalants.


Sheriff Butch Morris