On July 21, 2023, a somber discovery was made in a wooded area near the intersection of Conflans Road and Hard Rock Road in Irving, Texas. The Irving Police Department received a distressing call reporting the finding of a deceased individual, prompting an immediate investigation.
Upon arrival at the scene, law enforcement identified the body as that of 23-year-old Nickolas Elmon Bengochea, a Hispanic male from Waco, Texas. The young man was a former student of Burleson High School, but there was no information available at the time regarding the reason for his presence in Irving.
The investigation took a distressing turn when the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office ruled the cause of death as suicide.