The Brooks County Sheriff's Office contacted U.S. Border Patrol and told them about the discovery of a body on a ranch near Falfurrias Thursday.

Border Patrol agents, Sheriff's Deputies and a Justice of the Peace went out to investigate responded to the report.

There the judge pronounced the subject deceased.

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