By Muhammad Atef | June 11, 2021

Body found near Border Highway appears to be migrant who fell from fence


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) — The El Paso Police Department was investigating the discovery of a body by the U.S.-Mexico border wall near Ascarate Park in the Lower Valley on Friday morning.

It appeared the body found near the Border Highway and Fonseca Drive was that of a migrant who had fallen off the border fence and suffered fatal injuries.

Detectives with EPPD’s crimes against persons unit were examining the scene.

ABC-7 reached out to the U.S. Border Patrol to see if it was involved in the investigation, but the agency has yet to respond.

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