Border Patrol agents find body

December 4, 2018

Border Patrol agents discovered a body on the bank of the Rio Grande Sunday morning.

In a press release, Border Patrol said it reported the discovery to the Brownsville Police Department.

The Brownsville Fire Department retrieved the body and a Justice of the Peace ordered an autopsy.

On Saturday, Border Patrol reported that it apprehended eight undocumented immigrants near Isla Blanca Park in South Padre Island.

Border Patrol agents determined one of the undocumented immigrants had previously been arrested and convicted in St. Paul, Minn., of sexual exploitation of a minor.

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