EDINBURG – On Friday evening, Rio Grande City agents discovered human remains in an area known for human and narcotics smuggling.
The agency’s press release said the agents contacted the Rio Grande City Police Department and advised them of the discovery. The police and Rodriguez Funeral Home arrived to the area and took custody of the body. The body was transported to the mortuary in Escobares, Texas.
On Saturday afternoon, the Falfurrias station received information regarding a 911 call from two men who got lost in the ranchlands of Brooks County. With the information provided (coordinates), agents responded to the location.
Border Patrol and the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office searched the area and located the two individuals. A Border Patrol/ Emergency Medical Technician treated both subjects and shortly thereafter requested emergency medical services (EMS) for one of the men.
EMS arrived on the scene and transported the man to a local medical facility for further treatment, said the release.