Decomposing Bodies of Two Migrants Found on Texas Ranch — 80 Miles from Border

Breitbart | 4/10/2019 | Staff
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Sheriff’s deputies in a small county located about 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border recovered the badly decomposing bodies of two migrants who died while being smuggled around an immigration checkpoint.

Brooks County Sheriff’s Office deputies were once again faced with the gruesome task of recovering the bodies of two migrants who were abandoned by human smugglers as they attempted to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint. The two bodies were found northwest of the checkpoint in areas known for human smuggling.

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“These smugglers have no regard for human life,” Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez told Breitbart News. “When one of their ‘cargo’ cannot keep up, or become weak or injured, the smugglers simply leave them behind to die an agonizing death.”

On the morning of April 10, Deputy Bianca Mora received a call that a body had been found on a ranch located on County Road 401. This is an area just southwest of the town of Falfurrias, northwest of the Border Patrol checkpoint. It is a known pickup area for smugglers to retrieve the migrants who successfully circumvented the checkpoint on a march that can last for days.

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Upon arrival, the deputy met with Border Patrol agents to escort her to the crime scene. As she approached the area, Deputy Mora observed the badly decomposing body lying face down in the sand with his arms stretched out, according to documents provided to Breitbart News by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office. The migrant was less than a mile from reaching the road where he would have been picked up.

The man appeared to have been dead for only a few days before being discovered.

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Deputy Mora said the victim was wearing jeans, a belt, blue underwear, and a beaded bracelet. He had $194 and a cell phone in his possession. The deputy did not find...
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