Developing… Bodies of Two Infants, a Toddler and 20-Year-Old Woman Found By Border Patrol in Texas
Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra has announced that the bodies of two infants, a toddler and a 20-year-old woman have been found near a river by Border Patrol agents in Texas.
Guerra said that the bodies were found in a brushy area by the river south east of the Anzalduas Park in Las Paloma Wildlife Management Area.
BREAKING NEWS: Deputies are on scene by the river SE of the Anzalduas Park in Las Paloma Wildlife Management Area where Border Patrol agents located 4 deceased bodies. Bodies appear to be 2 infants, a toddler and 20yoa female. Deputies are awaiting FBI agents who will be leading. pic.twitter.com/2qPCYDjZBu
— Sheriff Eddie Guerra (@SheriffGuerra) June 24, 2019
FBI is taking over the case as the bodies were found on federal property.
Investigators have told Channel 5 that they do not suspect foul play and that it may have been a case of dehydration.
“Their immigration status is pending, but the area they were found is prone to human smuggling,” the station reported.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.