Authorities Need Help to Identify Body Found North of Weslaco

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UPDATE (8/28): Investigators have identified the body that was found in a man-made pond in Weslaco.

The man is identified as 49-year-old Jose Raul Aldana. 

Authorities say his family identified him through a tattoo and clothing description.

The case remains an ongoing investigation. 


NEAR WESLACO – Authorities are trying to identify a body found in a man-made pond north of Weslaco. 

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s spokesperson Jena Pacheco says investigators were called to an abandoned property near Sugarcane Drive and Midway Road. around 6 p.m. on Monday.

We’re told a boat crew was called in to help with the investigation.

Anyone with information on the case can call the sheriff's office at 956-668-8477.

KRGV’s Trason Bragg reports from the scene with the details.

Watch the video above for more information.


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