Two bodies of migrants recovered in the Rio Grande near Tamaulipas – El Sol de México

At least Four people have drowned in the Rio Grande from Matamoros, Tamaulipas; So far, two bodies have been recovered from the waters of the tributary known in the United States of America as the Río Grande.

EL SOL DE TAMPICO reported on December 21 that a group of people, made up of Haitians and Venezuelans, ventured to cross this tributary in a muddy area covered in lilies and garbage, their objective was to reach North American territory and surrender to the immigration authorities. , although two drowned.

When advancing in the middle of the river, Carlos, of Venezuelan origin, practically fought with other people who leaned on him to avoid sinking, However, he was no longer able to leave; a similar case occurred with a Haitian identified as Jackson.

These people were stuck in the mud, which generated alarm among the Central Americans living in the improvised camp on the Mexican side.

They find

Yesterday the Tamaulipas Security and Civil Protection Spokesperson reported the discovery of a body in this river.

“Authorities carried out the rescue of a body in the Rio Grande, located at the height of the Río subdivision, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Tamaulipas has assumed responsibility for carrying out the investigations,” he reported.

Although At some point it was considered that the body could correspond to Carlos or Jackson, Because the discovery occurred about 300 meters from where the events occurred, the relatives did not recognize them.

“After receiving the notice, various corporations mobilized to rescue the body. The identity of the deceased has not yet been confirmed,” the Spokesperson announced.

“The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Tamaulipas is carrying out the necessary procedures to identify the deceased. It is expected that, through expert processes, his identity and origin will be established with certainty,” he added.

The United States found another body over the weekend

On Sunday, December 31, Brownsville Firefighters personnel found a body in the river, which was identified as a migrant of Cuban nationality, Therefore, it was ruled out that they were those who were lost on Thursday.

Despite this tragic toll of four people drowned in the Rio Grande, the migrants They persist in trying to cross to integrate into the United States of America.

Note published in The Sun of Tampico

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