ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — A Mississippi man has been identified as the victim of an apparent stabbing attack in Rockport along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Authorities say 43-year-old Lanny Beckham of Meridian, Mississippi, was found Saturday with multiple stab wounds in an overflow parking area near a boat ramp. Police said Sunday the case is being treated as a homicide because of the trauma to his body.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

Rockport is about 30 miles northeast of Corpus Christi on the Texas coast.