Hidalgo County investigators identify body found near canal
POSTED: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 11:25am
UPDATED: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:18pm
HIDALGO, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have identified the body found by a jogger at a canal bank.
On October 9th at around 6 p.m. a jogger, while running, found a body on a canal bank located south of 13 Mile and north on Mile 2 West.
Investigators have identified the body as Francisco Ortiz-Vicencio, 34, of Progresso, Tamaulipas.
An autopsy revealed that Ortiz died from a gunshot wound to his upper torso, he had no criminal history other than federal deportations and was a day labor with no family in the United States.
If you have any information about this crime you are asked to call Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at 956.668.TIPS.