Authorities Investigating Death in Rural Edinburg

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The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in rural Edinburg.

Investigators say they found the body of a man in a vehicle near Big Five and Mile 14 Road. Friends and family reached out to the sheriff’s office after 37-year-old Anastacio Rocha did not come home at the end of the day. He was later found inside a 2014 Chevy Malibu.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said, “They used OnStar to locate the vehicle, which lead them to this wooded area right behind me. Friends that found the vehicle, found Mr. Rocha with what appeared to be one gun-shot wound to the head.”

Autopsy results are still pending. Anyone with information is asked to contact Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at 956-668-TIPS (8477).

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