Teenager’s body found in sugar cane field


DONNA, Texas – The body of a 19-year-old man was found in a sugar cane field along a canal near Valley View Road in Donna.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra tells Local 23 that the departments were informed, by a ranch worker, that a body was laying in the field at approximately 5:30 Tuesday evening.

Upon arrival authorities discovered the man had multiple gunshot wounds. Sheriff Guerra tells Local 23 that it appears to the man had been recently shot when authorities arrived.

Local 23 was told that the 19-year-old, who has not been identified yet, attended Donna ISD.

Authorities will continue investigating to find a motive behind this homicide.

The suspect remains at large, anybody with information is asked to call the Hidalgo Police Department.

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