Child's Body Found in River

POSTED: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 7:39am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:32am

Over the weekend officials found the body of a child who disappeared while swimming in the Rio Grande river with his mother.

The search began Friday on Monsees road in Brownsville with fire crews, rescue teams, and Border Patrol agents spending hours searching for the 5 year-old child. This weekend, Mexican authorities recovered the boy's body on the Mexican side of the river. Crews pulled the child's mother out of the water in time and took her to the hospital and is expected to recover.

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