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Migrant’s Body Found on Texas Ranch 90 Miles from Southern Border

A South Texas sheriff’s office deputy recovered the body of a recently deceased migrant on a ranch located about 90 miles from the U.S-Mexico border. The migrant appeared to die near the end of his attempt to march around the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281.

A suspected undocumented migrant is found dead on a ranch in Brooks County, Texas. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office/Deputy Jose Lemus)

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)