Sheriff: Double homicide victims identified as Brownsville father and son

1 year 2 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, December 30 2021 Dec 30, 2021 December 30, 2021 4:34 PM December 30, 2021 in News - Local

The victims of a double homicide in Cameron County have been identified as a father and son from Brownsville, Sheriff Eric Garza announced Thursday.

A passerby discovered the bodies of two men – now identified as Ines Cruz, 49, and his son Manuel Cruz, 24 – Wednesday on Old Port Isabel Road, east of Lomo Alta Lake. 

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Investigators say the men were found bound and gagged with gunshot wounds to the head.

“Next of kin have been notified. Investigation is ongoing,” Garza said.

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