Human Remains Discovered on Local Ranches in the Rio Grande Valley
FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in Brooks County continue to encounter human remains on local ranches.
On Sunday, the Falfurrias station received a call from the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) regarding human remains found on a local ranch. Upon arrival, agents met with BCSO deputies and the local justice of the peace (JP). After securing the remains, the JP had the remains transported to the Webb County Medical Examiner’s Office in Laredo, Texas.
Earlier today, agents patrolling near Falfurrias, Texas, discovered skeletal remains on a local ranch. Agents contacted BCSO and informed them of the discovery. BCSO arrived and took custody of the remains.
The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”
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