Body found in Brownsville ship channel

News Center 23
Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 11:48am

The sheriff department says the coast guardsmen found a body in the Brownsville ship channel Christmas eve.

Sheriff Omar Lucio says it may be one of two missing undocumented immigrants who went missing while trying to cross the Brownsville ship channel two weeks ago.

The sheriff says the man was wearing a bracelet that said Onorio.

Family members of one of the missing men from Mexico called the sheriff and said their loved one did have that kind of bracelet.

The sheriff says the family will be coming on Monday to confirm the identity of the body.

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