FALFURRIAS, Texas – Earlier today, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias station discovered the body of a deceased person.
The Brooks County Sheriff’s Office was notified and assisted agents with an unsuccessful search for any form of identification. A Justice of the Peace arrived on scene and pronounced the subject deceased.
The decedent was turned over to the Brooks County Coroner’s Office.
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!”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.