Human remains have been found Friday that are consistent with Eric Torrez, according to the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office.

Meanwhile, Torrez's sister, Victoria De Loera contacted Fox News First, saying authorities told her Eric Torrez's body was found dead.

Loera said authorities said he was found in Barnhart, TX.

The family of Eric Torrez tell Fox News First: "At this time I think we just want to thank everyone for all of their prayers and support and just ask to continue to pray for our family especially his children."

According to the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office, the Torrez investigation will continue.

Torrez was reported missing on July 24.

According to the Abilene Police Department, Torrez received text messages on July 21 from a person requesting Torrez to perform some work on a residence in Tom Green County.

Crocket County Justice of the Peace Leah Contreras has ordered an autopsy to be performed on the body found.

The TGC office says, upon completion of the autopsy, additional charges are expected to be filed on persons already in custody along with additional suspects identified during the investigation.