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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Corpses of Dead Migrants Plague Rural Texas County — 90 Miles from Border
More dead bodies of illegal immigrants are being found in Brooks County, Texas, as the summer heat begins to kick-in. This comes despite a 47 percent increase in the number of rescues successfully carried out by Border Patrol agents in the area.
The number of dead bodies recovered by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office this year stands at twenty-seven – five from this month alone, according to information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office.
Brooks County is located around the town of Falfurrias, about 80 miles north of the Texas border with Mexico. There is a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located in the middle of the county on the only road leading from the border through this county. Human smugglers have been taking their “cargo” through the dangerous ranch lands in this county for years to avoid the checkpoint. When an illegal immigrant cannot keep up, or becomes injured walking in the soft sand of these ranches, they are left behind to die...more