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McAllen man found dead on SPI

October 8, 2018

Authorities are investigating the death of a McAllen man found with an apparent gunshot wound found early Monday morning in the water just north of Andie Bowie Park.

The Cameron County Park Rangers said in a press release that a concerned citizen called authorities around 7 a.m. to report an unresponsive man found in the water.

Justice of the Peace Bennie Ochoa ordered an autopsy.

The Cameron County Rangers are investigating the death along with the South Padre Island Police Department.

Identification is being withheld at this time.

Cameron County Park Ranger Chief Horacio Zamora wasn’t immediately available for comment, according to his office.

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