Investigation Underway for Body Found in Donna

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UPDATE (9/26): Hidalgo County sheriff's investigators say they've identified the person whose body was found along a road. 

According to authorities, the body of 39-year-old Christian Chavez-Reyes, of El Salvador, was discovered wrapped in blankets of Dillion Road Tuesday morning. 

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS there are no signs of foul play in the case. 

They also say the man's relatives said he wasn't feeling good during his journey to the U.S. 


DONNA – The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the side of the road in Edinburg.

The scene remains active as investigators scour the area for evidence.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra says it’s too early to call it a homicide, but added the body is wrapped in blankets and appeared to be gently placed on the side of the road.

A concerned citizen called authorities out on Dillon Road, in between Curve and Curry roads, at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday when they noticed what appeared to be a body.

Watch the news clip above for further details.


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