Body found in Southmost area of Brownsville

Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was found in a rural area of Brownsville.

It all happened along the Rio Grande River near Indiana and Florida Roads late Friday morning.

Cameron County Sheriff's Department deputies are investigating the incident.

Investigators believe the unidentified man may have drowned in the river.

Cameron County Justice of the Peace Linda Salazar pronounced the man dead and ordered an autopsy.

It's hoped the autopsy will allow authorities to learn the man's identity and exact cause of death.