Brownsville (KFXV) — A body is recovered from the riverbanks of the Rio Grande.
Police say the body badly decomposed near Highway 281 west of the city.
The human remains were located by Border Patrol officers patrolling the area at around 10am.
A judge ordered an autopsy to determine the causes of death. The body was transferred to medical examiner in the city of Harlingen and has been identified as John Doe.