Body Found in Big Bend National Park

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - Officials are waiting on autopsy results to identify the body of a man found in Big Bend National Park.

A visitor reported finding the body off the side of Old Ore Road last Thursday. Park Rangers and Border Patrol Agents say the body is that of a Hispanic male between the ages of 25 and 35.

No identification was found on the man. It's believed he could be a Mexican national. Park officials are in contact with the Mexican Consulate.

The body was taken to El Paso for an autopsy.