Police identify man found dead in Brownsville, autopsy pending

8 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Monday, August 16 2021 Aug 16, 2021 August 16, 2021 10:05 AM August 16, 2021 in News - Local
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Brownsville police on Monday identified a man found dead on the side of the road last week.

Police say the man was 39-year-old Jose Villarreal Jr.  

An autopsy report to determine Villarreal's cause of death is still pending, police said. 

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Police were called out to the intersection of Florence and Father Mestas on Friday morning regarding a person down. 

They found Villarreal "on the side of the road with blood on his face." 

When first responders arrived, Villarreal was pronounced dead. 

Brownsville police said they would provide more information when it becomes available. 

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