Authorities identify body found in Rio Grande City

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(Source: MGN Online)

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in Rio Grande City on Thursday afternoon.

According to police, a Rio Grande City officer was flagged down near 3rd and Fairgrounds in reference to the male body around 5:30 p.m.

Police have identified the victim as Jose Rocha Jr., 50. 

The cause of death is currently unknown and under investigation.

Authorities said that an autopsy has been ordered.


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