New Images of Frigid Port Isabel Water Rescue

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New Images of Frigid Port Isabel Water Rescue


The search continues for undocumented immigrants that went missing in the frigid Cameron County waters– a gamble that has already cost two lives This, as authorities release news images capturing the daring rescue.

Customs and Border Protection released images of Tuesday’s rescue. A man– identified as Marcario Parra Lara from the state of Veracruz, Mexico– is recovering from hypothermia. He was among a human smuggling group trying to swim across the Brownsville Ship Channel.

Two others didn’t make it. The bodies of 16-year-old Rolando Temix Hernandez and 49-year-old Angel Martinez Gonzalez were found in water, estimated to be around 50 degrees. Authorities add the search continues for two other undocumented immigrants from the alleged human smuggling group.

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