Body Found Along Border

POSTED: Friday, November 14, 2008 - 9:20pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:32pm

In a story, you'll only see on News Center 23, A gruesome discovery was made.

A body was found in the river along a levee in Cameron County.

Brownsville firefighters say they got the call just after one this afternoon.

Authorities say, a life-less body was found in the river on the border, off Oklahoma Avenue and south of Dockberry road.

Cameron County Sheriff's Department, Border Patrol agents, and firefighters all came to retrieve the body.

A boat was even on-scene, for the rescue.

Law enforcement is now investigating the circumstances surrounding this death.

Although, it has not been confirmed yet, it appears to be a male's body.

Crews say, they believe the boday had been in the water for quite some time, based on visual examinations.

At this time, all authorities can say is they are investigating this case.

News Center 23 will continue to bring you the latest information.

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