Authorities investigating body found in Rio Grande

Local News
police lights.jpg

(Source: MGN Online)

Authorities are on the scene after a body was found in the Rio Grande this afternoon.

Major Carlos Delgado with the Starr County Sheriff’s Office said the body was located by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the area of Los Velas Ranch, east of Rio Grande City.

Delgado said the Starr County Sheriff’s Office, along with Texas Game wardens, Rio Grande City Fire Department and Mission Fire Department, are attempting to recover the body.

Authorities said the body is inaccessible by boat and are trying to recover the body from land.

Delgado added that an autopsy will be ordered once the body is recovered.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link
More Throwback Thursday