Deceased Migrants

Three Migrants Found Dead near Texas Border in As Many Days

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents and local law enforcement recovered the bodies or remains of three deceased migrants in as many days. A local resident found a set of human remains on a ranch located about 80 miles north from the Texas-Mexico border.

Remains believed to be those of Oswaldo Marvin Veliz Valdez, a Guatemalan national, were recovered in Brooks County, Texas. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

Another Deceased Migrant Found on South Texas Ranch

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector received a call from the Webb County Sheriff’s Office about a deceased migrant found on a ranch near the Texas border with Mexico. The agents responded to recover the body.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assisted in the recovery of a deceased migrant who died on a ranch in Webb County, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)