Deputies search Pharr home amid murder investigation

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A murder investigation into a body found next to a wildlife refuge has taken deputies to a home in Pharr.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputies spent Wednesday evening searching a home in the Buchanan Estates neighborhood.

Deputies executed a search warrant at a home at the corner of Buchanan and Jinebra Drives.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the search was made in connection to a murder investigation into a man's body found south of Alamo.

The discovery was made yesterday morning off Cesar Chavez Road just south of Military Highway next to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevio said the man, who is in his 50 TMs, has been identified as a local resident.