Body Found in Rio Grande in Brownsville

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BROWNSVILLE – Brownsville police need the public’s help in identifying a man that was found dead in the Rio Grande River.

The body was pulled out of the river in an area between Monsees Road and the Brownsville/Matamoros Bridge.

Police said the body was badly decomposed, but they were able to make out a tattoo of the name, “Yadira.”

Authorities believe it may be the body of an immigrant. They're working with the Mexican consulate and reviewing missing persons reports.

Anyone with information can call Brownsville police at 956-546-8477.


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