MCALLEN — A missing 37-year-old has been found dead by authorities.
According to Sheriff Eddie Guerra, Melissa Banda’s deceased body was found east of FM 493 and Mile 14 1/2 in rural Hidalgo County on Friday night.
On Friday, Banda was reported missing and last seen with her husband.
Banda’s husband, Richard Ford, is identified as a suspect and has been arrested.
This case is under investigation.