Texas Border Business
EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents located the bodies of two deceased individuals.
On Sunday, Rio Grande City Agents assigned to the riverine unit discovered the body of a deceased subject in Rio Grande. Mexican authorities recovered and took custody of the body.
On Monday, McAllen Agents discovered skeletal remains in the brush near Sullivan City, Texas. A local Justice of the Peace (JP) pronounced the subject deceased and ordered the decedent transferred to the Hidalgo County Morgue pending an autopsy.
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!”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation’s borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping