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      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.

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