Body found south of Palmview

Body found south of Palmview

Authorities are working to identify a body of a woman found in a brushy area south of Palmview.

It all happened in an area off Military Road on the western edge of town around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) helicopter pilot spotted the body.

Border Patrol, Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputies as well as Palmview police and firefighters are at the scene.

Authorities have ordered an autopsy to learn more about the identity of the body and the cause of death.