A woman and her three children were discovered dead in an area of wildlife management, which is mainly used for illegal crossing from Mexico to the United States in southern Texas, said Hidalgo County Sheriff.
Sheriff Eddie Guerra tweets, “Deputies are on the scene by the river SE of the Anzalduas Park in Las Paloma Wildlife Management Area where Border Patrol agents located 4 deceased bodies. Bodies appear to be 2 infants, a toddler, and 20yo female.”
“Deputies are awaiting FBI agents who will be leading,” added Sheriff.
Citing Hidalgo County Sheriff, Al-Jazeera informed that the four have died a few days back by the time they were discovered in Las Palomas Wildlife Management area on June 23, near the River Rio Grande.
However, their names have not been disclosed and authorities are working hard to determine their origin country.
Over a time of 7-months ending in April, the United States Border Patrol agents have caught over 164000 people along the border, surpassing the total count in 2018.
Raices is the largest immigration legal services in Texas that is non-profit seeking organisation, has accused the anti-migrant policies of President Trump for the recent deaths along the Texas Border.
Raices tweets, “Trump’s tried so hard to stop people from getting to the border. This is the result.”
“How many more will die before we stop criminalising newcomers and instead treat them with humanity?” it added.
In February, President Trump has declared a National Emergency at the US-Mexico Border, termed the irregular migration as a “growing security crisis.”