POSTED: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 2:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 8:51am
ALAMO, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have identified a body found in a canal in rural Alamo.
Sheriff deputies identified the body as Gertrude Jasper Tucker, 85, who lived on the 1300 block of N. Cesar Chavez Road in Bibleville.
An autopsy was performed on the body which detected water in Ms. Tucker's lungs suggesting drowning as the cause of her death.
Deputies continue to investigate the case and they are awaiting a toxicology report.