Body Found in Rio Grande Near Lajitas

BREWSTER COUNTY - Mexican authorities are investigating after a body was found in Rio Grande River.

The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says that several units responded Wednesday morning to an area near Lajitas.

Sheriff's Deputies discovered the body of an adult male in the Rio Grande. It appears the man drowned.

After further investigation, it was determined the body was south of the international boundary and was not in the jurisdiction of Brewster County.

The scene has been turned over the Mexican State Police.