PRESIDIO COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – 11 immigrants were apprehended and another was found dead in Presidio County over the weekend.
Officials with the Presidio County Sheriff’s Office say deputies encountered three undocumented immigrants on Highway 67 seeking help.
While speaking with them, deputies learned several other immigrants had gotten lost in the area of Cibolo Creek Ranch, east of Highway 67, a release reads.
Deputies located the group and learned one of the immigrants had died, according to the release. Officials say the Mexican Consulate would be notified to contact next of kin.
The remaining 11 were referred to U.S. Border Patrol.