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Officials Recover Body Found Floating Down Rio Grande River

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NewsWest 9

A body spotted floating down the Rio Grande River has finally been fished out.

A helicopter spotted the body on Tuesday along the shore in the Big Bend National Park.

Officials from Presidio and Brewster County, along with the Border Patrol, have been trying to recover it over the past few days.

High water levels and extremely fast currents made that difficult.

Officials say the body is a man who is a Mexican national.

His name has not been released.