Border Patrol Agents discover skeletal remains

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Texas Border Business

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Rio Grande Valley located human remains.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station received a call regarding skeletal remains found on a local ranch. Agents, along with the Brooks County Sheriff’s Department (BCSO), responded to the scene to investigate.

In a separate incident on Friday, a Kingsville Border Patrol agent patrolling near Falfurrias, Texas, discovered skeletal remains. BCSO was notified and they responded to the scene.

BCSO took custody of the remains and transported them to the Webb County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”    

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