BCSO Sheriff, Chief rescue illegal migrant amid soaring temperatures

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MARATHON, Texas (Nexstar)- During a return trip from Del Rio Thursday, where law enforcement gathered for Governor Greg Abbott’s border security summit, Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson, and Chief Deputy Ryan Skelton rescued an illegal migrant from Peru who needed help amid triple digit temperatures. 

The woman, who was found just east of Marathon, was turned over to Border Patrol agents for further evaluation. 

Agencies in the area continue to warn of the danger illegal migrants may encounter as the weather heats up. 

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