Body washed up on beach identified as Mexican National

A body was found washed up on the South Padre Island shore on Saturday.

Cameron County Sheriff TMs Department received a phone call around 3 p.m. regarding the body.

The man was identified as Mexican national Sany Margarito Nevarez-Algares.

Cameron Co. Sheriff Omar Lucio told Action 4 News that the 33-year-old had documents on him.

Officials said that the man was wearing shorts, a t-shirt and had a lot of tattoos.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.