Homicide investigation underway in Pharr

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Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information from the Pharr Police Department. 

The Pharr Police Department on Wednesday said it is investigating a homicide after a man was found with multiple stab wounds in the back of a pickup truck at a local park.

Police say the body of a man, approximately 65 years old, was found at Memorial Park located at 501 E. Egly.

According to police, the man "suffered multiple stab wounds from a violent attack."

Investigators have identified the man but are not releasing any further details.  

**Homicide The Pharr Police Department is investigating a homicide. A body of a male, appr. 65 years old, was found in...

Posted by Pharr Police Department on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Police were dispatched to the park after a citizen saw the man unresponsive in the bed of the truck, according to a news release. 

Correction: Pharr police initially stated they found the body at 501 E. Egly. Memorial Park is located at 501 W. Egly.


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