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Identity revealed of a person found dead in Edinburg

New details in a story we brought you yesterday..the identity of a person found dead in edinburg has been revealed. Yesterday we brought you exclusive images of the scene on Davis Street. Where police removed what was believed to be a male cadaver. Authorities confirm today the body removed was female. The woman from McAllen is identified as 46 year old, Norma Varela who investigators allege could have died from an overdose. An autopsy and toxicology report are pending. We’ll keep you updated as reports are shared with...

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Car Chase Ends in Crash Investigated

PALMVIEW (KFXV) — The investigation of a car pursuit that ended in Palmview–this weekend–continues. As the Department of Public Safety confirms the chase began in Mission over Highway 83 and ended on Showers Street when the driver crashed against another vehicle on Main Street. The driver of the other car — only identified as an elderly woman– was trapped inside her vehicle while the suspect was arrested. No details have been revealed regarding his identity. We will bring you more information as it made...

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Donna Drowning Victim identified

Donna (KFXV) — The identity of the man found decomposing under the Donna international bridge last week has been revealed. This makes him the 10th known person to die while crossing into the US since the beginning of the year. Just seven days after finding a deceased body next to the Rio Grande. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department identified Jorge Armando Garcia. “June 29th at 10:12a.m. we responded to the Donna Port of Entry where we responded to a male body found in the river.” Drownings in the rio grande are a common occurrence with undocumented immigrants crossing into the...

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Man Arrested During Drug Sting

Harlingen (KFXV) — A man is under arrest after a drug sting in the heart of the city. Police and other law enforcement agencies raided a home on the 400 block of “K” street. Authorities say possible drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and a controlled substance comparative to Xanax were found inside the house. The man whose identity has not yet been revealed is awaiting formal...

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Student Who Fell Out of School Bus Committed Suicide

Harlingen (KFXV) — New details in the death of a student who fell from a moving school bus. According to authorities in Edinburg, the 14 year old’s death is being considered a suicide. The identity of the victim will not be revealed. The young man was traveling with a group of fellow students on a field trip to UT-RGV when the incident happened Monday morning. Students and staff are receiving psychological support by the district to overcome this tragic...

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