CCSO: Florida man found dead in van at Boca Chica beach

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Photo: Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza via Twitter

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with new information.

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — On Tuesday morning Cameron County Sheriff investigators discovered the body of a 57-year-old man at Boca Chica beach.

Deputies responded to a Sprinter Van at Boca Chica Beach after an employee of a local towing company found the body, according to a report sent by Cameron County Sheriff Eric Garza.

The towing company employee told CCSO that they received a call Tuesday morning that the front two tires of the van were stuck at the Boca Chica Beach near the bay area.

Upon arrival, the employee noticed that the man inside the van was not moving, and honked multiple times.

After getting a closer look, the employee noticed that the man was not responding and contacted his employer. The towing company then informed CCSO about the situation.

Sheriff Garza tweeted that the 57-year-old man is from Florida.

Investigation is ongoing.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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