BCSO: Migrant dies attempting to cross border

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BREWSTER COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – One person who found dead after attempting to cross the U.S. Border, according to officials with the Brewster County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say they received information Thursday about a victim who died while trying to cross the border. The BCSO along with U.S. Border Patrol then began searching the area to locate the victim.

The victim’s body was later found in a remote area in the southeastern portion of the county on Friday evening.

BCSO officials say they are investigating the case.

“The family of the individual has been notified, and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this time,” a statement from the BCSO reads.

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