Body found near Veterans International Bridge

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose mummified remains were found near Brownsville TMs Veterans International Bridge.

Border Patrol agents found the remains about a quarter mile from the bridge around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Brownsville police said the man TMs body was mummified and had no identification.

Brownsville police said the body was in a badly decomposed state.

Investigators found a pair of boots, men's clothing, underwear and socks along with the remains.

It TMs not clear if the body is that of a man from Mexico or local Brownsville resident.

Police said they will rely on forensic science to help determine the man TMs identity.