A body has been found in a canal near Mile 2 West in Mercedes.
The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is working to identify the body.
The vehicle of missing Donna woman Yvette Franco was found empty along FM 491 in Mercedes.
Authorities said a black Toyota was found inside the canal matching the description of Franco’s vehicle.
According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page
“Family members reported that 24 year old Yvette Franco did not return after leaving her Donna home on Saturday, July 30, 2016 around 1:00 PM. Franco was last seen wearing a maroon blouse, blue jean pants, black converse brand shoes, and driving a black 2016 Toyota Corolla displaying temporary license plates 78V1151. She also wears eyeglasses and has a diamond tattoo on her left shoulder area. HCSO Investigators have spoken to a witness who says that Franco left his Mercedes home Saturday evening, still driving the black Corolla.”
KVEO News Center 23 is working to confirm if the body found is in fact Yvette Franco.